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Eeeek! Teucrium scorodonia ‘Crispum’

Teucrium scorodonia 'Crispum'

‘Crispum’ is like a character from a Lifetime movie. You welcome her as a long lost member of the family. She’s cute and tiny and then you take your eye off her and (cue creepy music) she chokes everyone. Teucrium scorodonia ‘Crispum’ despite being a member of the Teucrium family is VERY ill-behaved. Unlike a garden favorite, Teucrium chamaedrys (Germander), this plant is extremely invasive. A year ago, beguiled by her crinkly leaves, fresh green color and relation to my beloved Germander, I […]

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