5 – 10
2 – 3 feet
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!
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
Perfect for a bee-friendly garden
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