Phenomenal French Lavender
Lavandula x intermedia 'Niko' PP #24,193
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||la-VAN-dew-la in-ter-MEE-dee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer, and again in fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Green Roof, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Black-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