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Lavandula x intermedia /French Lavender, Hybrid Lavender

Lavandula x intermedia   / Lavandula x intermedia
In ground bed in late spring
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In ground bed in late spring

A close view of the silver-gray foliage

Several spikes of flowers on plant in late May

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Scientific Name: Lavandula x intermedia
Common Name: French Lavender, Hybrid Lavender
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: White, Pink, Various, Lavender
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
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Comments: Has silver-gray, aromatic foliage. Used in containers and in masses. Heat and drought tolerant and grows well in western USA. There are a number of cultivars, some of which are grown for they beautiful flowers. Oil extracted from lavender is used in the perfuime industry.