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Javelin Forte™ Deep Purple Spanish Lavender

Lavandula stoechas 'LABZ0004' PP #27,493

Pronunciation: lav-AN-dew-lah STOW-kass
SKU #42846
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A choice new early flowering variety with a profusion of larger purple summer flowers with deep purple bracts, and a robust, rounded, mounding habit of fragrant, gray-green foliage. Great carefree, heat and drought tolerant color and evergreen texture for sunny borders and containers. Tolerates cold, wet winter conditions better than most. Evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Let soil go almost dry between waterings.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 14 to 20 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
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.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hillside
Design Ideas A superior plant for Mediterranean climates treated as shrub or perennial. Preference for well drained soil makes a good candidate for hot, dry slopes and banks. Rugged enough for rock gardens in warm climates where it is likely to naturalize. Exceptional component of Mediterranean style gardens both formal and casual. With similar requirements as western natives, it is suitable for xeriscape or wild gardens in dry climates. Suited to traditional mixed borders with perennials and flowering shrubs. Performs in large artistic pots and particularly beautiful in classical style with antique finish. An indispensable component of herb gardens.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Rose (Rosa); Coneflower (Echinacea); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)
CARE
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.
HISTORY
Lore The lavenders have been grown in Europe long before Linnaeus's time and he named both this genus and species. Lavandula is derived from the Latin verb lavo or lavandus - to wash, because the Romans used it extensively in their ablutions and it was often used for fragrance in their famous baths. It has remained a widely cultivated crop for the oil that adds fragrance to perfumes and cosmetics. Many lavenders thrive in the arid West, but some varieties are best grown as annuals or container plants in the South, as they do not thrive in areas of high humidity, however Lavendula dentata and L. Stoechas are exceptions. Spanish lavenders are great for cut and dried flower arrangements.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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