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Lavandula lanata


Order: Lamiales
   Family: Lamiaceae
            Genus: Lavandula
                        Specie: Lavandula lanata

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Leaves covered in whitish gray down; spikes of aromatic purple flowers in summer

Uses: Hedge Tubs Dry gardens Courtyards Shrub borders Cottage gardens Seaside gardens

Zones: 7-10

Description: This species is native to the mountains of southern Spain. It eventually attains a height and spread of about 3 ft (1 m). The leaves are markedly different to other species in the Spica Group, being wider and covered in a whitish gray down that gives rise

Growth Habit: Spreading bushy habit

Comments: Does not tolerate hot humid areas

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