Lavandula angustifolia Platinum Blonde™

English Lavender, Lavender

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: LAPL

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Fresh and glowing, the new spring foliage makes its debut in stunning green and cream atop the existing silver-gray winter foliage. Dense lavender blue spikes perfume the garden in summer with a soothing scent.

Lavender looks stunning planted with yellow Yarrow. Plant near sidewalks or entryways where the lovely aroma can be enjoyed.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 16-24"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 6-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Lavender
Accent: Blue
Patent: #23,834
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Hedge
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant

Lavandula General Information

Lavandula are an indispensable member of the herb family, used for perfumes and potpourri. Use it in dry gardens, barren slopes, or bordering a sunny path. Its ornamental compact habit makes it a welcome addition to the perennial border. Evergreen (Ever-gray?) in warmer zones. Semi-evergreen in north.

Lavandula Plant Care

Best in full sun and well-drained soil. Good drainage is essential to success. In clay soils, may benefit from planting in raised beds. Cut back by 1/3 to 1/2 in spring when new foliage appears. Do not cut back in fall. These woody plants do not like to be divided. Sometimes stems root where they touch the soil and these plantlets can be transplanted in spring. May benefit from gravel mulch.