English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple') in the Lavenders Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 10 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Silver-green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Purple-blue
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading faded flower spikes ensures more flowering throughout the season.
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
Drought tolerant
Salt 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
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
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2008 Fleuroselect Gold Medal

Credit: Fleuroselect, used with permission

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Date: 2006-11-02Credit: Fleuroselect, used with permission
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Location: Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Overton, TXDate: 2014-06-26
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Plant Events from our members
thequeen770 On March 30, 2017 Transplanted
Moved from under outbuilding eave to square pot, not sure where I am going to plant in the ground.
thequeen770 On March 9, 2017 Obtained plant
Purchased from Lowes in Fayetteville
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