• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Fragrant Foliage and Blooms
    Blooms:
    Summer, and again 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, and again in fall.
    Flower color:Violet-blue
    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 average to lean, loose, fast-draining, slightly alkaline soil with gravel mulch. Plant with crowns slightly above soil level and a minimum spacing of 3 feet. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency once established. Prune back by one-half after flowering to encourage rebloom.Pruning time: prune after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
  • 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.

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