French Lavender (UK), Spanish Lavender (US)
Lavandula stoechas 'Bella Rose'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lavandula (lav-AN-dew-lah) (Info)
Species: stoechas (STOW-kass) (Info)
Cultivar: Bella Rose
Additional cultivar information:(PP16691; aka Belrose)

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Bloom Characteristics:

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

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Pink

Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Aromatic

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Provides winter interest

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Dublin, California

Fresno, California

Temecula, California

Hebron, Kentucky

Haltom City, Texas

Rockwall, Texas

Concrete, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

Grew it as an annual one season.

Positive

On Apr 2, 2005, janders from Rockwall, TX wrote:

After trying and failing to grow English lavender, I tried the Spanish variety and have been quite pleased. Foliage smells wonderful and is a nice color. Needs no special attention except to be cut back slightly in the fall.