Teucrium flavum

Common name(s): yellow germander

Description: an evergreen subshrub native to the most hostile areas of the Mediterranean. Glossy green foliage and sturdy spikes of pale yellow flowers in summer.

Height: to 18 in. Spread: to 18 in.

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Uses: culinary- to flavor wines, bitters, liqueurs, and beers, ornamental- as a specimen plant, and to attract pollinators

Winter Hardiness: to 10 F and below

Drought: adapted to 4 months of summer drought