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Teucrium cossonii
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Teucrium cossonii

Pineapple Germander

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Item #: 8509

Zones: 7b to 10b, at least

Height: 4" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Mediterranean Europe

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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(aka: Teucrium majoricum) I love this plant and, no, I don't say that about all the plants we grow! This wonderful hot weather, drought-tolerant groundcover hails from the alkaline, rocky regions around Majorca, Spain. Teucrium cossonii forms a tight 4" tall x 4' wide mass (3 years) of stems adorned with tiny grey leaves that have an herby fragrance. We held a Studio 54 reunion-like staff sniff-in, and were still unable to reach a consensus on the exact fragrance, but it ain't pineapple. The evergreen clumps are adorned with short spikes of purple flowers, nonstop from June until frost...an insect favorite.