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Lavandula angustifolia Lavender Lady

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lavandula angustifolia Lavender Lady English Lavender,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Herbs & Vegetables, Shrubs Rounded

A compact form of L. angustifolia that has grey green foliage and tall stemmed delicate deep purple flower spikes with the distinct lavender fragrance. Popular herb for the garden with many uses - culinary, fragrance and oil. Plant out as tight border, bedding or container plant . Grows approx 30cm tall x 30cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Cut back one-third after flowering to keep tidy. Best replaced every 10 years. Prefers well drained, alkaline soils in full sun, but will tolerate other conditions, including coastal.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High