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French Lavender (UK), Spanish Lavender (US) 'Big Butterfly'

Lavandula stoechas

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

Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Flowers are good for drying and preserving

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

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Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Purple

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Aromatic

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Gold Hill, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 5, 2005, Scorpioangel from Gold Hill, OR (Zone 7a) wrote:

The flower is nice and fat with great lasting purple color which seems not to fade much. Wonderful aroma when you brush up against this Lavender. Bees love this plant.

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