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Lavandula dentata candicans

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lavandula dentata candicans Grey Leafed French Lavender, Toothed Lavender,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Herbs & Vegetables, Shrubs Rounded

A robust form of French Lavender that has even greyer foliage than dentata. Grows approx 1m tall by 1.5m wide. Fragrant pale lavender blue flowers are borne on spikes and appear mid summer. Used as a herb, for essential oils and cut flower. The flower of this variety is not recommended for human consumption.

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, Courtyard, 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: Grey
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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