• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once well established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Fragrant Foliage and Blooms
    Blooms:
    Summer, repeating in fall.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:lav-AN-dew-lah in-ter-MEE-dee-a
    Plant type:Shrub, Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Summer, repeating in fall.
    Flower color:Violet-blue
    Garden styleCottage, Mediterranean
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsBlack-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Rose (Rosa); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in light, well-drained, alkaline soil with average to low fertility. Plant with crowns slightly above soil level and a minimum spacing of 3 feet. Provide regular water during first growing season. Remove spent blooms to promote continued bloom. Prune back to approximately an 18-inch ball by early fall.Pruning time: prune after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once well established, needs only occasional watering.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This plant was discovered as a whole plant mutation of Lavandula 'Grosso', found as a single plant in a bed of Lavandula 'Grosso' plants in 2007 in a cultivated area of Kintnersville, PA. Named a 'Must-Grow Perennial' for 2013 by Better Homes & Gardens.
    Lore:
    A rabbit and deer resistant shrub.

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