|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Water Preferences:||Dry Mesic
|Soil pH Preferences:||Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
|Plant Height:||16 - 20 inches|
|Plant Spread:||12 - 16 inches|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
Late summer or early fall
|Uses:||Provides winter interest
Suitable as Annual
|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
|Posted by Catmint20906 (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Aug 23, 2014 8:58 PM
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) 'Silver Mist' is a lovely cultivar, featuring silvery foliage. It has been slower to establish itself and slower to grow in my zone 7a garden than either 'Hidcote' or 'Munstead'. It reportedly prefers dry soil and sandy loam.
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