Lavender

lavender
Name: Lavender
Height: 15″
Width/Spread: 15″
Light: Sun
Evergreen/Deciduous: D
Seasonal Interest: Late Spring through Summer
Color/Feature: Fragrant royal purple spikes. Gray-green foliage.
Maintenance: Prune by 1/3 to 1/2 to keep plant from getting woody. Prune in fall before hard freeze or in summer after blooming.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Lavandula sp.
A herb that can be used as a low hedge in the garden or can be grown in a container. It is ideal for cutting and drying flowers to be used in potpourri. L. angustifolia is known as English Lavender (most cold hardy). L. stoechas is known as Spanish Lavender.

 

Learn about other water-wise perennials for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardeners Association.

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