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Lavandula stoechas ssp. stoechas 'Purple Wings'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: French lavender
synonyms: Lavandula stoechas 'Fair3'
shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Compact bushy shrub with narrow, grey-green leaves. Freely produced small purple-mauve flowerheads topped by purple ears, from late spring to summer.
Not very hardy, in cold locations best planted in containers and kept frost free in winter.
Suitable for tubs and containers.
Selected by Aline Fairweather nursery, Beaulieu, Hampshire, UK