Anyone in upstate ever try Teucrium hyrcanicum? z5 or colder.

annettemb(z5 NY)June 30, 2005

Every time I see a picture I covet. I was thinking of plunking it into a sand bed.

Here is a link that might be useful: photo of T. hyrcanicum

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madorley(NY mid HV z5/6)

very pretty! have you looked it up on google? What is its common name? where have you seen it growing?

    Bookmark   June 30, 2005 at 2:25PM
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annettemb(z5 NY)

Yes, I've looked it up on google and found a few images. I don't know it's common name. I've never seen it growing but I just happen to like lots of different members of the mint family and I figure, ooh, goody, another mint... really like the color, that sort of dusty pink.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2005 at 6:32PM
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matt_v(Z5 central NY)

Greetings! I found this after a quick search. Looks as if it will grow here no problem:

Caucasian Germander

Scientific Name: Teucrium hyrcanicum
Common Name: Caucasian Germander
Other Common Names:
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-9
Germination: Easy
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 100
Uses: Ornamental
Notes: Spikes of red to purple flowers. Good in rock garden.

TEUCRIUM HYRCANICUM Good for gout. Quits upset stomach.

Price: $2.50/pkt

Here is a link that might be useful: Sand Mountain Herbs

    Bookmark   July 2, 2005 at 10:18PM
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annettemb(z5 NY)

Thanks, Matt. I guess I didn't look hard enough. I'm going to give it a try next year.

    Bookmark   July 4, 2005 at 6:33PM
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