Teucrium canadense

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Wood-sage, Canadian Germander

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Plant Specifics

Size:2-3 ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Pink,blue,lavender
Phenology:Winter dormant. Forms large patches. Blooms spring-fall.
Habitats:Swamps, floodplains, marshes, wet meadows, wet pastures, margins of lakes and ponds, cypress domes, ditches, disturbed sites.


Recommended Uses:Moist wildflower garden. Makes a good mass planting on the edge of a pond or ditch.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Tolerant of inundation with brackish water
Salt Spray Tolerance:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.
Soil/Substrate:Loam, Organic material (muck), Sand



Occasionally visited by humminbirds (Wikipedia)

Pollinators include bumblebees, honey bees, digger bees, cuckoo bees and megachilid bees. 

Nectar plant for butterflies and (occasionally) hummingbord moths (Wikipedia).

Flowers are also visited by flies.