Phenomenal French Lavender

Lavandula x intermedia 'Niko' PP #24,193

SKU
40443
Elegant, sweetly fragrant mounds of silver foliage yield purple-blue flower spikes with outstanding ornamental and edible qualities. This cold-hardy lavender does not die back in the winter like other varieties and is notable for its disease resistance and heat and humidity tolerance. A must have for sunny gardens! Evergreen.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-VAN-dew-la in-ter-MEE-dee-uh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer, and again in fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Roof, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBlack-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Rose (Rosa); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Thrives in lean, loose, fast-draining, slightly alkaline soil; avoid heavy, soggy soils. Plant with crowns slightly above soil level, with minimum spacing of 3 ft. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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