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Teucrium aroanium
Gray Creeping Germander

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DERIVATION
aroanium - from Aroania, Arcadia, S Greece;
FAMILY Lamiaceae (Mint Family)  Other Plants in the Mint Family
HABIT Sub-shrub | Rhizomatous
RANGE Greece
LEAF TYPE Evergreen
FLOWERS Purple; blue (Light; light)
LANDSCAPE USES It is a low-growing, stoloniferous, woody, evergreen subshrub which typically grows to 3" tall but spreads by trailing stems which root as they go to 4-8" wide. The stems are branched. Grown primarily as a ground cover. Evergreen, entire, ovate to oblong, silvery green leaves (to 3/4" long). The leaves are sparsely tomentose above and densely white tomentose beneath. Whorls of 2-lipped, 3/4" long, light purple or bluish flowers (typical mint family) appear in axillary racemes in late spring to early summer. Stamens are exserted.
HARDINESS USDA Zone 5 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SUN REQUIREMENTS Sun
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS Fragrance
Location Map for Teucrium aroanium (Gray Creeping Germander) - 4 Map Locations Found
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Individual Location for Teucrium aroanium:
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Year Location
031237*2 2003 Rock Alpine Garden
031237*3 2003 Rock Alpine Garden
No
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031237*6 2003 Chatfield Lavender Fields
112039*1 2011 Water Smart Garden
163650*1 2016 Steppe Garden

 

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  FLOWERING:
When Teucrium aroanium has been observed flowering
at Denver Botanic Gardens
 
2006

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