General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 24-30 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: grey-green center with creamy yellow colored margins.
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Culinary Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer 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
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
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: US PP25559 P2

Common names
  • Lavender
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Lavandula x heterophylla
  • Synonym: Lavandula x allardii

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Date: 2022-05-17
Location: Northern California, Zone 9b
Date: 2020-07-26
Closeup of flowers.
Location: Northern California, Zone 9b
Date: 2020-07-26
Lavender Meerlo in bloom. (Salvia sinaloensis in the background).
Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Location: My Mom’s garden
Date: 2023-08-07

Date: 2016-02-22
Location: Chicago Botanic Garden
Date: 2018-08-31
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2016-05-23

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
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