French Lavender

French Lavender

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Lavander stoechas is more commonly known as French Lavender and is one of the most popular small garden shrubs. Lavandula stoechas is a fragrant dwarf shrub with narrow, grey-green leaves. It has short stalks bearing dense, ovid heads of purple flowers topped with a cluster of purple bracts from early summer. 

While still sweetly scented, French lavender hasn’t the powerful fragrance of English lavender, instead it has a strong rosemary-like scent. French lavender blooms for a longer period of the year than English lavender given enough light and warmth.  

Lavandula stoechas will help to attract wildlife to the garden, particularly butterflies and bees 


Characteristics:  

Type: Evergreen shrub  

Preferred location: Full sun, partial shade  

Hardiness: Fully Hardy  

Soil: Acid or alkaline soil, moist, well drained  

Max Height & Spread: 0.5-1m x 0.5-1m 

Season of interest: Spring and Summer  

Garden Uses: Position at the front/middle of beds and borders, pots and containers 

Garden Style & care: Cottage and informal garden 

Garden Care: Cut back stalks after flowering period and trim back in April if necessary