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Lavandula stoechas 'Tiara'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: French lavender
shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -7°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Attractive, large violet-blue flowerheads, topped by creamy white feathery bracts, freely produced throughout summer. Aromatic grey-green foliage with a compact, upright habit.
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.
Sunny borders. Suitable for tubs and containers.