Teucrium hircanicum description:
Ruby tapering flower spikes in the summer and into the autumn, over aromatic foliage.
It makes good cut flowers.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the middle of a border, by a patio, or wildlife garden and is easy except on heavy or clay soils.
We have plenty more perennial plants for sale that are easy like this one.
Common names: Iranian Wood Sage and Iranian Germander.
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a groundcover plant?
Yes, good for filling a gap in the border.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil and acidic 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 60 cm.
Spread 40 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 5 plants per square metre.
Perennials for sale for your tubs and borders.