Teucrium flavum

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Geographic Origin:
Mediterranean Region
California Native?:
Plant Size:
12-18 inches high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Spring and summer
Flower Color:
Pale yellow
Sun or light shade
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 10 degrees F. or less
This is a bushy, erect, slender-stemmed shrub, growing 12-18 inches high. It presents a crisp contrast between pale furry stems and dark, shiny 1 inch leaves. In summer it carries small clusters of pale yellow flowers spaced on slender stalks above the foliage.