Scientific Name: Lavandula angustifolia Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:English lavender Texture:Fine
Family Name:LamiaceaeHabit: Spreading, Upright, Dense
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Tomentose, Distinctive smell, Linear, Lanceolate, Entire
Flowers: Verticillaster, (Floriferous), (Spike-like), Violet, Blue, Jun- Jul- Aug
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown, Sep- Oct, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Container planting, Dried flower or fruit, Fragrance, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Rock garden, Summer interest, Attract butterflies, Ground cover, Cut flower or foliage, Hanging basket, Sheared hedge, Small garden/space, Herb
Key ID Features:Leaves opposite, turning silverish-gray, lanceolate-linear that are tomentose and highly aromatic; flower is a verticillaster with husk-like, highly scented purple florets.