| Teucrium chamaedrys|
Teucrium chamaedrys (Wall germander) is a species of ornamental plant native to Europe and the Near East. It was historically used as a medicinal herb for the treatment of gout and sometimes as a component of Venice treacle.
Wall germander is a creeping evergreen perennial 6 to 18 inches in height. Its scalloped, opposite leaves are 1/2 - 1 1/2 inches long, dark green, and shiny. In late summer, tubular flowers grow in whorls from the leaf axils.
Wall germander can be grown in USDA Zones 5-10. It may be propagated by vegetative cuttings or by the division of established clumps.
- Good drainage
- USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-11
- Full sun to partial shade
- Frequently used in the making of alcholic drinks with a bitter base.
- Is sometimes used as a diuretic