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Lavandula intermedia - 'Grosso' (Lavender)

Lavandula intermedia - 'Grosso' (Lavender)
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Herb, Hedging & Screening, Culinary, Evergreen, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Dark blue Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Lavandula intermedia - Cultivation Notes

Lavender will flourish in most well drained garden soils, being especially suited to chalky soils. Plant in full sun in sheltered areas - preferably south facing. Trim flower shoots after flowering, prune last years growth to shape in spring.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Lavandula intermedia:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Scented blossom
  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Suitable for hedging or topiary

Weaknesses of Lavandula intermedia

  • Invasive top growth

Design & Plant Use for Lavandula intermedia:

  • Summer flowering plant suitable for drift planting
  • Evergreen plant suitable for trimming to shape or topiary
  • Architectural plant with dramatic foliage suitable for hot dry spot
  • Ideal for planting within the herb garden
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting

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Common Missspellings: Lavandulla, Lavendula, Lavindula, Lavendulla

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