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PlantFiles: French Lavender (UK), Spanish Lavender (US)
Lavandula stoechas 'Madrid Purple'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lavandula (lav-AN-dew-lah) (Info)
Species: stoechas (STOW-kass) (Info)
Cultivar: Madrid Purple

Category:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Purple
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Silver/Gray
Aromatic
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Flowers are good for drying and preserving

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive catpads On Jun 2, 2005, catpads from Tehachapi, CA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A perennial with exquisite flowers above gray-green foliage. Culinary, floral, fragrance, and ornamental uses. Cut or strip flowers from the stems just when the color shows, and dry in a cool, dry, shady place. Prefers well drained soil.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chandler, Arizona
Bear Valley Springs, California
Lucerne Valley, California
Sonoma, California
Whittier, California
Miccosukee Cpo, Florida
Abilene, Texas



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