Lavandula intermedia 'Grosso'

Lavander

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8

Blue-gray foliage with 3-4" purple whorled flower spikes.
This variety is larger than the traditional Lavender varieties.
Lavender is a lovely, fragrant herb that is very popular in a rock or herb garden, as a border plant or a container.

Height

24-30 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

Since Roman times, Lavender has been recognized for its unmistakable perfume, healing and anticeptic qualities, its ability to deter insects, and for washing.

Bloom Time

June-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Lavender is very particular to siting and must be in full sun with very well drained soil. The foliage should be cut back in the spring to accommodate the new growth.

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Pinks (Dianthus gratianopolitanus), Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris ), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Variegated Catchfly (Silene robotii)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Crafts
Dried Flowers
Containers
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Blue-Gray
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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