Regal Splendour Lavender
Lavandula 'Regal Splendour'
Once established needs only occasional water.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||Stoechas lavenders were probably the first to be used for their oils. The Romans, Greeks and Arabs all recognized the plant's antiseptic, cleansing and medicinal properties. The oil is quite pungent and volatile containing between 24-72% camphor.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growth 2 to 2 1/2 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Heaviest bloom in spring, continuing through late summer.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established needs only occasional water.|
|Companion Plants||Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Rose (Rosa); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
Thrives in light, well-drained, alkaline soil with average to low fertility. Plant with crowns slightly above soil level. Provide regular water during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Apply a general purpose fertilizer in spring. Clip spent blooms. Trim occasionally to maintain a neat appearance.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9