French Lavender (UK) (Lavandula stoechas 'Blue Star') in the Lavenders Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 16 inches
Plant Spread: 16 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Fragrant
Other: Gray-green
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Dark purple-red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Culinary Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: can cause allergic reactions
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Plant lavender seeds beginning in summer and through the fall months. Slow to germinate, lavender seeds require patience. It will take about eight weeks for the seeds to develop enough to transplant to their final location.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Other: Cut tender shoots that are around 2-4 in long with around 3-5 nodes. Avoid woody stems. Cut just below the last node.
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Gilbert, AZDate: 2.21.17
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