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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Fragrant
Other: Gray-green foliage
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Deep purple-blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Culinary Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
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
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
Child plants: one child plant

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Common names
  • English Lavender
  • Lavender

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Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2017-08-02
Location: in my garden
Date: 2017-06-10
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 17 Sep 2017
A new sprig of Lavender on 17 September 2017.
Location: My garden
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2014-05-27

Date: 06/10/19

Date: 2018-06-08
Photo by Ray_Gun
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2019-08-04
Location: Oregon
Date: summer 2011
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2017-06-24
♯pollination
Location: My garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-06-20
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2014-05-12
Smaller size makes this perfect for many sunny well drained locat
Location: Apple Valley MN
Date: 2018-01-11

Date: 2020-06-04

Date: 2020-06-04

Date: 2019-08-11
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2013-06-30
Location: western Oregon
Date: 2015-12-20

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-06-19

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Date: June
credit: Magnus Manske
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Date: June
credit: Magnus Manske
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: Pembroke, GA
Date: 2016-08-21
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.

Date: 2005-07-18

Date: June 25, 2020
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