Grosso Lavender

Zone

5 – 10

Height:

2 – 3 feet

Light:

full sun

By: Meriel Bradley

The bees just love this lavender, as do the butterflies and the hummingbirds.

It’s a hybrid between the¬†traditional English lavender and¬†Portuguese lavender known as spike or broadleaf lavender.

It has larger and very fragrant flowerheads that bloom on long stems far above its silvery mound of leaves.

As with all lavenders, it needs full sun and good airflow. It won’t tolerate being crowded by other plants, so give it plenty of growing room.

If you have space, mass planting is truly stunning, and the bees will love you!

Quick Facts

Needs full sun

Blooms midsummer to late summer

Prefers slightly sandy to rocky soil

Grows 2 – 3 feet tall

Hardy zones 3 – 9

Excellent for mass planting

Strong fragrance

Perfect for a bee-friendly garden

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