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PlantFiles: English Lavender
Lavandula angustifolia 'Miss Katherine'

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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: Miss Katherine

Synonym:Lavandula officinalis
Synonym:Lavandula spica

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Category:
Herbs
Shrubs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Silver/Gray
Aromatic

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

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive mountaindog On Apr 14, 2009, mountaindog from Phoenicia, NY (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is the best lavender plant I've ever grown, it is extremely hardy in my zone 5a garden, it grows very large for L. Angustifolia, with a nice shape, and has beautiful large deep pink blooms. My favorite lavender, a really great plant, esp. for cold areas.

Positive philomel On Oct 15, 2004, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenes
France (Zone 8a) wrote:

Miss Katherine is the darkest pink of all the hardy lavenders. It was introduced in 1992 and is protected by Plant Breeders Rights

Regional...

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

Phoenicia, New York
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania



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