Ghostly Princess Spanish Lavender
Lavandula stoechas subsp. pendunculata 'Ghostly Princess' PP #29,697
Pronunciation: lav-AN-dew-lah STOW-kass pen-dun-kew-LAY-tuh
|Description||A neat, compact, aromatic mound of finely textured, luminous silver foliage topped by a lovely crown of shimmering lavender-pink flower spikes. A durable, yet charming, early blooming lavender that will enliven landscape or container. Ideal for sunny borders and rock gardens. A frost-hardy evergreen.|
|Watering||Let soil go almost dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Heaviest in spring, continuing through summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 24 to 30 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Accent, Hillside|
|Design Ideas||A great filler for shrub beds, as edging or in a clump of three to five. Cluster next to landscape boulders to make them appear more natural or near columns and fence posts to soften the transition. Beautiful accent for patio or garden, grouped in sunny borders or along pathways. Excellent for rock gardens and slopes.|
|Companion Plants||Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Rose (Rosa); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)|
|Care||Thrives in lean, loose, fast-draining, slightly alkaline soil with a gravel mulch. Plant with crowns slightly above soil level. Water regularly during first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Prune lightly after flowering to promote next season's growth.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10
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