Teucrium armenum description
Rich ruby flowers in the summer, over grey, very aromatic foliage.
Not usually seen in the marketplace.
How easy is it to grow:
This is good for the front of a border, hanging over a wall, in a container, alpine bed, rockery or by a patio and is fairly easy provided it is planted in a soil that is well drained.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a small gap at the front of a plant bed.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 15 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.
Buy alpine plants, herbs, wildflowers, perennials and ornamental grasses.