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Lavandula, French Lavender (UK), Spanish Lavender (US) 'Anouk'

Lavandula stoechas

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lavandula (lav-AN-dew-lah) (Info)
Species: stoechas (STOW-kass) (Info)
Cultivar: Anouk
Additional cultivar information:(PP16685)

Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Blue-Green

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

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Purple

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Aromatic

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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:

Fort Mill, South Carolina

North Augusta, South Carolina

Knoxville, Tennessee

Burleson, Texas

Garland, Texas

Stafford, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Dec 10, 2007, macybee from Deer Park, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

For purposes of a Photo
http://www.alamy.com/stock_photography/8/2/plantography/AHHJ... - 8k -
Native to the western Mediterranean, this marginally frost-hardy species is the most striking in flower of all lavenders, at least in some of its varied forms. A small neat shrub 20-30" high, it has pine-scented, narrow silvery green leaves with inward-curling edges. In late spring and summer it is covered with spikes of deep purple flowers. Several bracts at the apex of each spike are elongated into pinkish purple 'rabbit ears' of varying size.
Zones 7-10
Cultivation:
These plants prefer full sun and fertile, well-drained soil; they will thrive in bot... read more

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