Geographic Origin: Mediterranean coast.
Adult size: Height up to 60 cm, width up to 60 cm.
Type of soil: Light, poor, not too much chalk and dry.
Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C.
Site: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
The lavender 'Rosea' has magnificent scented flowers in June and July. Its flowers are lilac pink in colour and it would be marvelous grown as a group or planted with other lavenders.
In addition, its grey green foliage helps show off other plants around it.
• Butterfly Lavender (Lavandula stoechas var. pedonculata), produces lovely blue violet flowers from April through to June, which are topped with two larger lighter petals that look like lots of little butterflies. Height up to 80 cm, width up to 60 cm.
• Common Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Violet blue perfumed flowers in June and July. • Height up to 60 cm, width up to 60 cm.
Lavander 'Grosso' (Lavandula intermedia 'Grosso'), more compact in form, it has ash green foliage. Height up to 70 cm, width up to 70 cm.