Lavandula angustifolia 'Violet Intrigue' Lavandula angustifolia 'Violet Intrigue' Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Skagit Gardens 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 (Lavandula angustifolia 'Violet Intrigue') lah-VAN-dew-lah an-gus-tih-FOE-lee-ah Genus: Lavandula 'Violet Intrigue' exhibits the typical handsome gray foliage of good lavenders, but its form and flowers are particularly noteworthy. Each stem is strongly upright, and requires no staking, and the blooms are a deep violet that remains vibrant even when temperatures rise. Other than occasional deadheading, no additional maintenance chores are required. Noteworthy Characteristics: Strong, upright form. Deep violet flowers. Tolerant of heat and humidity. Care: Provide full sun and humusy, very well-drained soil. Plants may be overwintered indoors in a warm, bright area or in a cold frame or unheated garage. Overview Height 1 ft. to 3 ft. Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft. Light Full Sun Only Moisture Dry to Medium Maintenance Moderate Characteristics Attracts Beneficial Bugs, Attracts Butterflies, Fragrant Flowers, Fragrant Foliage, Showy Flowers Bloom Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Summer Flower Color Purple Foliage Color Silver/Grey Uses Beds and Borders, Suitable as Annual Style Cottage Garden, Herb Garden, Rock Garden Seasonal Interest Summer Interest Type Herbs Lavandula angustifolia 'Violet Intrigue'View the discussion thread.