Lavandula angustifolia

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  • Common Name: English Lavender
  • Plant Story:

    Midsummer flowers are a dusky blue violet, the buds are gray violet, on spikes about 8\" long. Plants form rounded mounds of silvery gray foliage perhaps 3' high and slightly wider, an elegant presence at mid-border or along a flagstone walk.

  • Type: Perennial Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Planting Zone: 5-8
  • Height: 2-3 ft
  • Spread: 2-4 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Herb garden, perennial border, or scented garden
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: YES
  • Attracts to: Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Leaf spot and root rot
  • Form: Not available
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Prune back to 8 inches every 3 years to control size. Remove spent flowers for continuous blooms

English Lavender - Additional Photos