French Lavender - Dentata

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In warm climates the French Lavender will form a large shrub growing 1m high and will be covered most of the year in lightly scented, purple flowers. This species is most popular as a hedge. Grows quickly and is always flowering.


The flower spikes are used for dried flower arrangements. The fragrant, pale purple flowers and flower buds are used in potpourris. Dried and sealed in pouches, they are placed among stored items of clothing to give a fresh fragrance and as a deterrent to

Common Name: French Lavender Botanical Name: Lavandula dentata Plant size: Approx 8 - 12cm Pot size: 50mm pot. Max growth: Approx high and 1m wide. Maintenance: Lavender grows best in light, well drained soil in a sunny position. It does not really respond to well to high humidity or damp, but water well in the summer months. We recommed pruning 3 times a year, start of summer (Dec) and in late summer (Feb) and a Planting:


Climate Zone

  • Arid
  • Cool
  • Subtropical
  • Temperate
  • Tropical

Flowers

  • Cut flowers
  • Long lasting
  • Scented Flowers
  • Striking Flowers

Garden Style

  • Cottage Garden

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Hedging

  • Border Hedge
  • Low Hedge

Plant Spacing

  • 30 - 50cm

Plant Type

  • Evergreen
  • Foliage Plants
  • Small Shrubs

Position

  • Full Sun

Uses

  • Container Plants
  • Retaining walls


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