Italian Lavender - Lavender Stoechas Avonview

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Italian Lavender is a popular evergreen shrub grown for its scented, grey foliage and aromatic deep purple flower spikes. During spring it produces large, dense spikes of perfumed, blue\purple flowers.


Ideal for informal and formal shrub borders, cottage garden, rockeries and patio containers. Makes a great low hedge once established. Also grown for essential oils.

Common Name: Italian Lavender Botanical Name: Lavandula stoechas 'Avonview' Plant size: 10 - 12cm Pot size: 50mm Max growth: Grows to about 50cm high and 50cm wide Maintenance: Prune after flowering to promote compact growth. Remove spent flower spikes to prolong flowering. Tolerates coastal conditions and short periods of dryness once established. Fertilise in spring and summer Planting: Plant in any well drained soil, in an open, sunny position


Climate Zone

  • Arid
  • Cool
  • Subtropical
  • Temperate

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
  • Semi Shade

Uses

  • Container Plants
  • Retaining walls


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