|Scientific Name||Lavandula angustifolia|
|Habit||Herbaceous Perennial Flower, Herb, Shrub|
|Growth Form||Shrubby perennial, Evergreen – Semi-evergreen. |
Fine grey-green foliage that can be pruned into an informal hedge.
Upright, loose and formless.
|Mature Size||Size: Height: 1-3′ Width: 2-4′|
|Flowers||Violet or sometimes pinkish. Bloom Time: May to October. |
Flowers borne above foliage in leafless terminal spikes.
|Sun Requirements||Full Sun. Does not grow well in even partial shade.|
|Water Requirements||Moderate to Xeric|
|Soil Requirements||Well drained clay, loam, or sandy soil. |
Requires well-drained, light soil and grows best in an alkaline soil with a pH of 6.4 to 8.2.
Once established, the plants are drought-tolerant.
|Other Info||Deer resistant, non-aggressive, non-invasive, fragrant (strongly aromatic). |
Cut flowers, dried flowers.
Bee friendly, attracts butterflies.
Rock gardens, perennial border, herb garden.