previous
  • Pantone Color of the Year 2014: Radiant Orchid
    Pantone Color of the Year 2014: Radiant Orchid
  • Using Containers as Elements of a Design
    Using Containers as Elements of a Design
  • Homegrown / Homemade
    Homegrown / Homemade
  • Planting the Right Way
    Planting the Right Way
  • Indoor Seed Starting Materials List
    Indoor Seed Starting Materials List
  • Garden Design Basics
    Garden Design Basics
  • Go Green on the Patio
    Go Green on the Patio
  • Bold and Beautiful Zinnias
    Bold and Beautiful Zinnias
  • Pick Plants for Fragrance
    Pick Plants for Fragrance
  • 3 Ways to Design with Containers
    3 Ways to Design with Containers
  • Plant Finder: Spring Plants
    Plant Finder: Spring Plants
  • 10 Combinations for Shade
    10 Combinations for Shade
  • Building Better Borders
    Building Better Borders
  • 10 Seed-Starting Tips
    10 Seed-Starting Tips
  • DIY A-Frame Veggie Trellis
    DIY A-Frame Veggie Trellis
  • Get your FREE Everyday Roses download now!
    Get your FREE Everyday Roses download now!
  • How to Grow Mustard
    How to Grow Mustard
  • Rex Begonias
    Rex Begonias
  • NEW Video Series: There's a Better Way
    NEW Video Series: There's a Better Way
  • 20 Gardenworthy Self-Sowers
    20 Gardenworthy Self-Sowers
  • Black Plants Done Right
    Black Plants Done Right
  • Seed Starting in Speedling Trays
    Seed Starting in Speedling Trays
next

Lavandula stoechas (French lavender)

Lavandula stoechas

Lavandula stoechas 'Sancho Panza'

Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Park Seed

(Based on 1 user review)

Rate this plant

Plant Showcase - from our advertisers


Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Lavandula stoechas lah-VAN-dew-lah STOY-kas Common Name: French lavender Genus: Lavandula
This early-blooming compact shrub bears intriguing pine-cone-shaped flowers that have dark-purple bracts, or “rabbit ears.” Bloom appears from late spring to summer. The foliage is gray-green.
Care: Requires good drainage; do not overwater. Grow at the base of a warm, sunny wall or in a container for overwintering. Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil.
Propagation: Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring. Layer or take semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Problems: Fusarium root rot and leaf spot.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Adaptable
Tolerance Deer Tolerant
Characteristics Attracts Butterflies; Fragrant Flowers; Fragrant Foliage; Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Summer
Flower Color Pink Flower; Purple/ Lavender Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Dried Flower, Hedge
Style Herb Garden, Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Shrubs

Plants you might also like

Rosa var. NOA168098F 'Flower Carpet® Pink Supreme' Rosa var. NOA168098F 'Flower Carpet® Pink Supreme'
(Flower Carpet® Pink Supreme)
(1 user review)
Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Each bush is covered in a mass explosion of vivid pink blooms all summer long.  One of the new Next Generation Flower Carpet roses with improved heat and humidity tolerance and disease resistance.

Rosa var. NOA97400A 'Flower Carpet® Amber' Rosa var. NOA97400A 'Flower Carpet® Amber'
(Flower Carpet® Amber)
(2 user reviews)
Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Each bush is covered in a mass explosion of amber blooms.  One of the new Next Generation Flower Carpet roses with improved heat and humidity tolerance and disease resistance.

Rosa var. NOA83100B 'Flower Carpet® Scarlet' Rosa var. NOA83100B 'Flower Carpet® Scarlet'
(Flower Carpet® Scarlet)
(1 user review)
Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Each bush is covered in a masses of scarlet red blooms from late spring thru fall. One of the new Next Generation Flower Carpet roses with improved heat and humidity tolerance and disease resistance.

no image available Rosa 'Secret'
(Hybrid tea rose, Large-flowered rose)
Be the first to rate this plant
Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

This intensely fragrant rose has high-centered, double blossoms of creamy pink edged with deeper pink. It blooms in summer and into fall, and grows to 5 feet high and 2 feet wide. 

Teucrium chamaedrys Teucrium chamaedrys
(Wall germander)
Be the first to rate this plant
Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

This evergreen or deciduous subshrub is grown for its attractive, dark green aromatic foliage and its light pink to deep purple flowers, which blossom in summer and early fall. This garden workhorse can be used in troughs, containers, low hedges, knot gardens, rock gardens, or as edging.