Striking royal purple-blue blossoms and silver-green foliage—all in one hardy, fast-growing
plant. Perfect as a border plant, low hedge, cut flower or dried in fragrant sachets.
Light: Full sun
Bloom Time: Summer
Zones: 5 to 8
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Sweet Lavender Product Details
Evergreen perennial/small shrub
Partial Shade/Full Sun
A broad mound 18 - 24"
18" - 24" +
12" - 18"
5 - 8
Gray-green almost white when young, evergreen needle-like, 1 1/2" - 2" long, 1/4" wide.
Many very tiny flowers form whorls along a terminal spike up to 8" long.
Where marginally hardy, plant near a sunny wall.
A well-drained, sandy soil is important.
Moderate once established, which takes approximately 4 - 6 weeks.
Not only is this perennial indispensable for its strong fragrance, but it is a lovely component for the garden. The neat mounds can be used as low hedges, edges for a border, interplanted amongst other perennials in a flower bed and it is very attractive in a container. Lavender has been a garden favorite for years and the flowers can be cut to dry for fragrancing a home. This is one of the most durable available and asks only for hot summer sun and a well drained site out of the wind. Thrives in baking hot situations where many other plants will not grow.
Trim back spent flower stems & shear back to 12" - 15" annually.
This plant does not like humid weather. Tends to like it more on the dry side, which also helps deter disease.
Sweet Lavender Customer Reviews
great plantReview by Goli - potomac, MD Posted on 2013-05-19 23:58:31
I received my plants and didn't have time to put them in ground for a month. They all survived and thrived. Very Hardy. I'm happy with my purchase.
GorgeousReview by Pat - Knoxville, TN Posted on 2012-08-18 15:19:09
Lavender will really take off after they have been in the ground for a year. Will get blooms the first summer, but not a lot. Be aware that they cannot tolerate really wet winters. I have 2 that are 12 yrs old, & the past 2 wet winters here have taken their tole on 1 of them. They have gotten to be about 4 ft wide in that length of time though & have thousands of blooms @ least twice in a season. Love them.