• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 24 in. tall and wide
    Key Feature:
    Low Maintenance Summer Color
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:lav-AN-dew-lah STOW-kass pen-dun-kew-LAY-tuh
    Plant type:Perennial, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact, Mounding
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 24 in. tall and wide
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Design IdeasA 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 PlantsBlack-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Rose (Rosa); Coneflower (Echinacea); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in lean, loose, fast-draining, slightly alkaline soil with a gravel mulch. Plant with crowns slightly above soil level. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Prune after first bloom flush to promote rebloom; again in late summer for a more compact habit.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    A remarkable selection from the Lavandula RUFFLES series of Australian breeders, PGA. The RUFFLES collection was bred for durability and the ability to thrive in the hot Australian environment. Ruffles cultivars are notably compact and exhibit great tolerance to heat and drought, and have a higher tolerance to humidity than most lavenders in the market.

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