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

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Category:
Herbs
Shrubs

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

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

Hardiness:
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:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for 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
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Marilynbeth On Jan 26, 2009, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

Grew it as an annual one Summer.

Regional...

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

Roseville, California
Temecula, California
Winchester, California
Navarre, Florida
Hebron, Kentucky
Knoxville, Tennessee
Middle Valley, Tennessee
Rogersville, Tennessee
San Antonio, Texas



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