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Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 30-36 inches
Plant Spread: 24-36 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Silver-gray foliage
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Blue violet
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Culinary Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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
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
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Lavender
  • Lavandin

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Location: National Botanical Garden, DC, Virginia :) | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Washington D.C.
Date: 2017-06-11
Lavendula x intermedia 'Provence' flowers attract many pollinator
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2006-12-30
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2009-08-02
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2014-05-16
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2006-12-30
Center of pic.
Photo by lovemyhouse
Photo by lovemyhouse
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2012-05-05
Location: Rhode Island
Date: 2013-03-19
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Date: 2.21.17

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2007-07-23
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2014-05-24
Location: Canoga Park, California
Date: 2013-08-21
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2014-05-16

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: Pembroke, GA
Date: 2014-01-23
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
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lovesblooms On February 9, 2017 Seeds sown
aspenhill On May 4, 2020 Obtained plant
Black Creek Greenhouse - qty 1
AtaMaj On April 13, 2022 Obtained plant
replacement for one of the many lavenders that struggle all through winter 2021/2022
planted in the middle of the lowest row of lavenders along the hidcotes
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