French Lavender is an excellent garden plant with a long flowering period and attractive grey foliage.
Lavender flower spikes are produced in flushes from February to November.
POSITION & USES
Plant in a sunny position in well drained soil. French lavender can be used as a hedge or in a general garden bed with other shrubs and perennials. It is tolerant of humid summers, and frost hardy.
Cut the plant back to approximately half its height between flowering periods.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed and an annual application of lime after flowering will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||1-2|
|Habit||A shrubby plant with small, dentated, grey-green leaves.|
|Position||Full Sun, Light Frost.|