• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

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"

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


August 12, 2020
Waterwise Gardening Webinar
Online
 

August 19, 2020
Creating Pollinator Gardens Webinar
Online


August 26, 2020
Strategies for Adding Native Plants to Your Landscape Webinar
Online​​​​​​​

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win a Foxgloves Sunhat!

ENTER NOW