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botanical name:
Lavandula 'Fat Head'
Lavandula 'Fat Head' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  French lavender
synonyms:  Lavandula stoechas 'Fat Head', Lavandula stoechas x viridis 'Fathead'
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Large deep purple flower spikes topped by plum purple feathery bracts, from late spring to early autumn. Narrow, aromatic, grey-green leaves.

Well drained neutral to alkaline soil and full sun. Dead-head regularly to prolong flowering.

Good for containers, border edges and for low informal hedges.
Can be used as a culinary herb.

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