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botanical name:
Lavandula stoechas ssp. stoechas 'Purple Wings'
Lavandula stoechas ssp. stoechas 'Purple Wings' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  French lavender
synonyms:  Lavandula stoechas 'Fair3'
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: purple
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: 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.

other notes:
Selected by Aline Fairweather nursery, Beaulieu, Hampshire, UK
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