Lavandula pinnata var. buchiiItem #1789 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
Finely-divided, fern-like gray-green foliage is topped by 2 to 4 ft. tall spikes of contrasting dark purple flowers. A tough, reliable garden performer in borders and rock gardens. Evergreen perennial subshrub.
- DetailPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing, loose upright growth to 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.Foliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:SummerFlower color:PurpleFlower attributesFragrantGarden styleTropicalDesign 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').
- CareCare InformationFollow 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:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.
- History & LoreHistory: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.