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Lavandula stoechas


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 2 ft (0.6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Gray-green leaves; aromatic deep purple flower spikes from summer

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

Zones: 8-11

Description: Native to the Mediterranean region, this variable species is lower growing than many others, usually to 2 ft (0.6 m). It has fine grayish green leaves and from summer bears plump flower spikes of deep purple topped by prominent petal-like bracts. La

Growth Habit: Spreading bushy habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

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