• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Aromatic Foliage and Flowers
    Blooms:
    Summer; reblooms in fall.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:lav-AN-dew-lah in-ter-MEE-dee-a
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Summer; reblooms in fall.
    Flower color:Purple
    Design IdeasGardeners may utilize dried flowers for potpourri.
    Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Rose (Rosa); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in lean, loose, fast-draining, slightly alkaline soil. Benefits from a gravel mulch. Plant with crowns slightly above soil level. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom.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.

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