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Sensational!® Lavender

Lavandula x intermedia 'Tesseract' PP #PP31786

SKU
44460
A French lavender like no other, with bigger blooms tightly packed on huge flower spikes, while still producing the highly prized floral scent for which French lavender is known. Reblooms, providing a prolonged flowering season from summer to fall. Forms a dense, compact plant. Highly resistant to leaf spot and root disease. Simply put, it's sensational! Evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationla-VAN-dew-la in-ter-MEE-dee-uh
Average Size at Maturity18 in. tall, 24 in. wide; flowers to 30 in. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsLet soil go almost dry between waterings.
Companion PlantsBlack-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Rose (Rosa); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)

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: 5-9

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