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botanical name:
Lavandula canariensis
Lavandula canariensis © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Canary Island Lavender
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.75m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Tender evergreen with finely-cut ferny, fresh green foliage. Branching spikes of pale blue to violet flowers in summer. Quite variable.

cultivation:
Half-hardy, needing frost-free winter protection, but can be planted out in summer. Well drained neutral to alkaline soil and full sun. Dislikes wet conditions.
Cut back after flowering.

propagation:
From seed or cuttings.

other notes:
Native to the Canary Islands.

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