General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 30 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Silver gray, lightly notched woolly foliage
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Deep purple, Violet-blue, Soft blue-lavender
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Culinary Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
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
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.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: UC Davis Arboretum All Star

Common names
  • Lavender
Also sold as:
  • Goodwin Creek Gray
  • Goodwin Creek

Photo Gallery
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Arbor Gate Nursery, Tomball, TX
Date: 2013-10-05
  • Uploaded by jon
Location: Kyle, TX
Date: 2020-04-18
Location: Sunriver Nursery, Orem, Utah
Date: 2011-12-08

Date: 2014-12-03
Location: Sunriver Nursery, Orem, Utah
Date: 2011-12-08
Lavender Topiary

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-04-02
At Sunriver Gardens
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-04-02
At Sunriver Nursery

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