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Plant Habit: Shrub
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)
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Uses: Culinary Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer 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
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PBR; PP9,119 (as Blue Cushion)

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Blue Cushion
Cultivar name: 'Schola'
Common names
  • English Lavender
  • Lavender

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Comments:
  • Posted by HemNorth (Castlegar, B. C. Canada - Zone 5b) on Feb 22, 2017 2:34 AM concerning plant:
    In the High Country Gardens website, it states:
    "Blue Cushion English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia 'Blue Cushion' or Lavandula angustifolia Schola) is a profuse bloomer from late spring to late summer. Blue Cushion forms a compact mass of deep blue flowers which lighten to pale blue as they mature."
  • Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Feb 22, 2017 11:33 AM concerning plant:
    Known by several names, this is a creation of Mrs. Joan Schofield.
    'Schola' PBR23/111 application date 1992; PBR LAV 00001 application date 1993
    Blue Cushion PP9,119 application date 1994
    Lavandula Schola PBR1710 application date 1995

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