added by nancygoliver
(9 months ago)
Botanical name: Lavandula
Common name: Lavender
USDA zones: 5-10
Water requirement: Regular water until established; then low water needs
Soil requirement: Requires excellent drainage
Sun requirement: Prefers full sun
Mature size: 1 to 3 feet high, 1- to 3-foot spread
Growth rate: Slow. Trim lightly in spring to maintain a compact shape (old wood rarely produces new growth).
Tolerances: Drought tolerant and deer resistant
Environmental benefits: Attracts birds, hummingbirds and butterflies; makes for a wonderful bath and culinary addition.