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botanical name:
Lavandula stoechas ssp. pedunculata
Lavandula stoechas ssp. pedunculata © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  French Lavender, Spanish Lavender, Butterfly Lavender
synonyms:  Lavandula stoechas 'Papillon'
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
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: 9 to 10
description:
Compact evergreen with aromatic grey-green leaves, long stalks carry the plumed, dark purple flowers well above the foliage.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in full sun.

usage:
Can be used as a culinary herb.

other notes:
Native to Portugal and Spain

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