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Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia 'SuperBlue') in the Lavenders Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 10 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 14 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: purplish-blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Culinary Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Toxicity: Other: can cause allergic reactions
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Plant lavender seeds beginning in summer and through the fall months. Slow to germinate, lavender seeds require patience. It will take about eight weeks for the seeds to develop enough to transplant to their final location.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Other: Cut tender shoots that are around 2-4 in long with around 3-5 nodes. Avoid woody stems. Cut just below the last node.
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patented: PP 24,929

Courtesy National Gardening Bureau

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Posted by SongofJoy (TN - Zone 7a) on Jan 10, 2014 3:01 PM

An English lavender with very good winter hardiness. Free-flowering in heat and humidity. Good scent.

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