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Lavender

Botanical Name
Lavandula angustifolia
Hardiness
Zones 5 to 9
Height
12 to 24 inches
Width
12 to 24 inches
Flowers
Summer: lavender, purple; fragrant
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Cut back each year in spring just above the previous years growth point
  • Good drainage is key to survival
Problems
Leaf spot, root rot, four-lined plant bug, caterpillars
Varieties
  • Munstead - 12-18", dark purple flowers, good hardiness
  • Hidcote - 12-18", deep purple flowers, good hardiness
  • Grey Lady - compact, grey foliage, 18"
  • Jean Davis - 18", pinkish white flowers, blue-green foliage
  • Trickel Purple - dark violet flowers, grey foliage, 18"

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