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PlantFiles: English Lavender
Lavandula angustifolia 'Brabants Lust'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lavandula (lav-AN-dew-lah) (Info)
Species: angustifolia (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Brabants Lust

Synonym:Lavandula officinalis
Synonym:Lavandula spica

Category:
Herbs
Shrubs

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid 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
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting
Flowers are good for drying and preserving
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive saya On Jul 16, 2006, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Compact growing and very soft violet flowering. 'Brabants Lust' is named after a Dutch province Brabant...but I'm not sure if it is a recent Dutch introduction. 'Brabants Lust' is very easy...it will grow to a nice compact bush ...even without pruning. It's your chance to grow a perfect growing Lavender on a lazy way .. you'll prune it only now and then.



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