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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
description:
Compact bushy shrub with narrow, grey-green leaves. Freely produced small purple-mauve flowerheads topped by purple ears, from late spring to summer.

cultivation:
Not very hardy, in cold locations best planted in containers and kept frost free in winter.

usage:
Suitable for tubs and containers.

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

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