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botanical name:
Lavandula stoechas 'Sugarberry Ruffles'
Lavandula stoechas 'Sugarberry Ruffles' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  French lavender
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 0.70m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: mauve
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: 8 to 10
description:
Compact habit with aromatic grey-green foliage. Freely produced heads of small dark purple flowers topped by mauve-pink bracts. Normally flowers a week or two earlier than most.

cultivation:
Well drained neutral to alkaline soil and full sun.

propagation:
From cuttings

other notes:
Raised by Steven Eggleton, Victoria, Australia, 2002
One of the ‘Ruffles Series’

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