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botanical name:
Lavandula stoechas 'Tiara'
Lavandula stoechas 'Tiara' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  French lavender
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.70m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: violet
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -7°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Attractive, large violet-blue flowerheads, topped by creamy white feathery bracts, freely produced throughout summer. Aromatic grey-green foliage with a compact, upright habit.

cultivation:
Not very hardy, in cold damp locations best planted in containers and kept frost free in winter. Well drained soil in sun.
Trim after flowering.

propagation:
From cuttings.

usage:
Sunny borders. Suitable for tubs and containers.

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