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Lavandula intermedia Grosso

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Wantirna
B12, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 41
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.78 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.35 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lavandula intermedia Grosso Dutch Lavender, L. angustifolia x L. latifolia,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Herbs & Vegetables, Shrubs Rounded

Description:
A hybrid form of Lavender that has been selected for its oil production. It will get to about 80cm tall with fine grey green aromatic foliage. During the warmer months tall fine fragrant dark violet purple flower spikes appear that attract butterflies. A beautiful and useful soft plant that is ideal for use as garden borders, container planting or hedging as well as its use for cut flower drying and pot-pourri.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, 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: 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

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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