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Lavandula dentata

French Lavender

Toothed Lavender
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Lavandula dentata
Principal Common Name French Lavender
Common Name(s) Toothed Lavender
Description Ornamental evergreen shrub in warm climates to three feet, fragrant toothed leaves. Multiflowered spikes with purple flowers. Each spike has a pair of rabbit ear shaped bracts.
General Comments
Nativity South and Eastern Spain, Balearic Islands
Height Range 3 - 4 FT
Spread Range 4 - 6 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Gray-Green : Green
Leaf Texture Fragrant : Narrow : Toothed
Form Shrub
Flower Color Purple
Flower Time Spring : Summer
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Butterflies : Cut Flower : Dried Flower : Flower : Foliage : Poor Soil tolerant

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