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Teucrium [ackermannii]

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Geographic Origin:
Mediterranean Region
California Native?:
Plant Size:
4 inches high, 1-2 feet wide
Landscape/Garden Uses:
rock gardens
Flowering Season:
Spring and summer
Flower Color:
Light pink
Full sun
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 10 degrees F. or less
Low, dense cushion has greyish white leaves; fat buds open to short spikes of light pink flowers in spring. It is sold under this name, though the name is not valid. It is possibly a pink form of Teucrium polium. Sun to part shade, well drained soil, moderate to occasional watering.