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Riverina Thomas French Lavender

Lavandula intermedia 'Riverina Thomas'

SKU
07423
A new triploid lavender with large flowers that yield five times the aromatic oil of their parent types. Highly valued for commercial use, this midsummer repeat bloomer is a showy, strong garden performer ideal for a border or herb garden. The dried leaves and flowers make exquisite potpourri. Evergreen.
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Let soil go almost dry between waterings.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-VAN-dew-la in-ter-MEE-dee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer; reblooms in fall.
Design IdeasGardeners may utilize dried flowers for potpourri.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsLet soil go almost dry between waterings.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Rose (Rosa); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Thrives in lean, loose, fast-draining, slightly alkaline soil. Benefits from 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. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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