Provided for consumer information—Monrovia is not currently growing this plant.

  • Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing, loose upright growth to 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Fragrant
    Blooms:
    Summer
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing, loose upright growth to 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Flower attributesFragrant
    Garden styleTropical
    Design IdeasThis exceptional little lavender is a beauty for spicing up drought resistant gardens with trendy looks. Thrives in hot sunny locations where foundation planting often appears sparse. Delicate looks is ideal for rased beds and at seatwalls in outdoor living spaces. Does quite well on banks, slopes and rock gardens. Perfect choice for well drained containers, pots and window boxes.
    Companion PlantsCombine this lavender with other delicate heat loving plants such as Navajo Rose Autumn Sage, (Salvia greggii 'RFD-SO18'), Chamallow Bush Mallow, (Lavatera x clementii 'Inovera'), Moonbeam Threadleaf Coreopsis, (Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'), and Siskyou Evening Primrose, (Oenothera speciosa 'Siskiyou').
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Native to the Cnary Islands and Madeira. Plants and seed distributed by the Tenerife Botanical Garden.
    Lore:
    Flowers of this lavender are not for human consumption.