Lavender, Superior English


 Description: People have been planting and using lavender for centuries. Both its flowers and foliage are highly fragrant. It has been used in perfumes, oils, and for medical treatments. Its aromatic flowers and foliage also have many uses in the landscape. The deep purple blue flowers grow on spikes that cover the compact mound of silver lace foliage. These colors add a sharp contrast and texture to landscapes. Lavender is also used as an insect repellent in some gardens.

Common Name: Superior English Lavender

Scientific Name: Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote Superior'

Type: Perennial

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 12-18" height, 12-18" spread

Bloom Color: Purple spike blooms from June - October

Landscape Use: Border, Mass Planting, Ground Cover, Container, Rock Garden, Edging, Cut Flower

Soil: Dry, Shallow, Rocky, Well-Drained

Zone: 5 - 9

Companion Plants: Moonbeam Coreopsis, Happy Returns Daylily, Bell Flower, Rock Soapwort, Blue Grasses

Maintenance: Low


*Drought tolerant



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