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Lavandula hybrida Bella Purple

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lavandula hybrida Bella Purple Dwarf Lavender,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Herbs & Vegetables, Shrubs Rounded

Bella Purple is compact and showy shrub to 50cm making it perfect for use with in the garden or as a patio feature. Masses of deep purple almost black flowers topped with dark purple wings appear during autumn winter and spring, making this the perfect shrub for a colourful and long lasting garden or container display. Bella series Lavenders are tolerant of a wide range of conditions and can be grown Australia wide. They are tolerant of light frosts and humid conditions but must be protected from heavy frosts.

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, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, 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: Black, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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