English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia Blue Cushion) in the Lavenders Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Blue Cushion
Cultivar name: 'Schola'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
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)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Culinary Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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
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
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PBR; PP9,119 (as Blue Cushion)

 7:15 pm. Blue Cushion makes a great statement amidst golden flow

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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-06-27 7:15 pm. Blue Cushion makes a great statement amidst golden flow
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016- 06-20 5:27 pm. Blue Cushion is such a symmetrical plant. Buds are just
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-05-02 11:23 am. One of five Blue Cushion Lavenders planted four years
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2006-06-17
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Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Posted by HemNorth (Castlegar, B. C. Canada - Zone 5b) on Feb 22, 2017 2:34 AM

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."

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Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Feb 22, 2017 11:33 AM

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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