Teucrium hircanicum 'Purple Tails'

Long, purple spiked flowers to provide excellent vertical colour in the summer, and loved by pollinators. More
1 x 9cm plant, for spring/summer planting 511317-1 £4.95 Now £2.47 In stock
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3 x 9cm plants, for spring/summer planting 511317-3 £12.95 Now £6.47 In stock
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1 x 9cm plant, for autumn planting 200685-1 £4.95 Delivery late September
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3 x 9cm plants, for autumn planting 200685-3 £12.95 Delivery late September
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More Details

Long, purple spiked flowers to provide excellent vertical colour in the summer, and loved by pollinators.

This is quick to establish, flowers for ages and will thrive in most conditions quite happily.

Genus Teucrium
Group/Species hircanicum
Variety Purple Tails
Type Hardy Perennial, Semi-evergreen Perennial
Common Name Wood Sage
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Aromatic foliage
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Dry, Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Will grow in most situations provided there is reasonable drainage. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Stems may require some support, cut back after flowering to help maintain a compact shape. Larger plants can be divided in autumn.
Flowering July - September
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Teucrium hircanicum 'Purple Tails' reviews

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Reviewed 8th August 2019 by Monica

Good but not flowersed yet

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Reviewed 6th August 2019 by Penny

A very good plant. I potted it up straight away and it has taken off.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Lin

Very sad looking plants arrived and although potted on in the hope they would recover ,they did not.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Brian

The plants were delivered nice and healthy they are all growing well and flowers are starting to appear