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Lavandula angustifolia (English lavender)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 503344

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Lavandula
Species: Lavandula angustifolia
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Plant Types edit
  • Fragrant
  • Ornamental
  • Perennial
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
Flowering End edit
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Cottage Garden
  • Flower Arranging/Drying
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
Soil pH edit
  • 6.5 - 6.9 (Very slightly acidic)
  • 7.0 (Neutral)
  • 7.1 - 7.5 (Very slightly alkaline)
Bloom Colour edit
  • Purple
Wildlife Value edit
  • Bees
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
  • Stem Cutting
  • Layering - Simple
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
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Netty (13526)

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Other names for this plant:
Lavandula officinalis
Lavandula spica
Lavandula vera

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