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Lavandula stoaechas - 'Marshwood' (French Lavender)

Lavandula stoaechas - 'Marshwood' (French Lavender)
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Herb, Culinary, Evergreen, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Purple Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Half hardy, Seaside Friendly
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Lavandula stoaechas Description

This dwarf evergreen sub shrub produces dense aromatic gray - green foliage, as well as spikes of purple 'winged' flowers throughout the summer. Ideal in a container, herb garden or as low specimen in a bed. 60cm tall x 80cm.

Lavandula stoaechas - Cultivation Notes

This lavender requires a well drained fertile garden soil, 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 stoaechas:

  • Scented blossom
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting

Weaknesses of Lavandula stoaechas

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Lavandula stoaechas:

  • Ideal for planting within the herb garden
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View all the plants listed in Genus Lavandula

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Common Missspellings: Lavandulla, Lavendula, Lavindula, Lavendulla

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