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Lavandula angustifolia Vera

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lavandula angustifolia Vera English Lavender,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Herbs & Vegetables, Shrubs Rounded

An original form of L. angustifolia that has grey green foliage and long stemmed dark lavender blue flower spikes with the distinct lavender fragrance. One of the best varieties for medicinal and aromatherapy uses, a herb for the garden with many uses - culinary, fragrance and oil. Plant out as tight border or hedge. Grows with a compact habit to approx 50cm tall x 60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

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, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Blue, 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