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common name: Canary Island Lavender
shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Tender evergreen with finely-cut ferny, fresh green foliage. Branching spikes of pale blue to violet flowers in summer. Quite variable.
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.
From seed or cuttings.
Native to the Canary Islands.