Teucrium canadense

wood-sage, Canadian germander

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color   flower color      pink,blue,lavender
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Moist wildflower garden. Makes a good mass planting on the edge of a pond or ditch.
Considerations: This plant will spread to form a large colony in moist areas. Plant where this is an asset.
Propagation: Seed. Division. Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Availability: Native nurseries, Specialty providers, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: Adaptable


wildlife plant  
Pollinated by native bees.
Native Habitats: Swamps, floodplains, marshes, wet meadows, wet pastures, margins of lakes and ponds, cypress domes, ditches, disturbed sites.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: