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The Princess™ Spanish Lavender

Lavandula stoechas subsp. pendunculata 'IBPR901-2' PP #25,525

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41872
A wonderfully neat and compact lavender covered with fragrant, intense pink flowers over a long season. Highly aromatic gray foliage sets off the blooms beautifully. Dried flowers may be used for cooking or potpourri. Perfect for containers, an herb garden border, or massed as a low hedge. Evergreen.
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Let soil go almost dry between waterings.

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Botanical Pronunciationlav-AN-dew-lah STOW-kass pen-dun-kew-LAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 15 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeHeaviest in spring, continuing through summer
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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Accent, Edging, Hillside
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsLet soil go almost dry between waterings.
Companion PlantsBlack-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Rose (Rosa); Coneflower (Echinacea); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)

Thrives in lean, loose, fast-draining, slightly alkaline soil with a gravel mulch. Plant with crowns slightly above soil level. Water regularly during first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Prune lightly after flowering to promote next season's growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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