Lavandula x intermedia is a hybrid cross between English Lavender and Portuguese Lavender. This plant typically grows to two to three feet tall, with narrow, gray-green leaves (a little over two inches long) on square stems. In warmer climates, the leaves might be evergreen. During the warm growing season, It has a moderately slow growth rate as its woody base gradually expands and new stem growth extends several inches. Dried lavender leaves make for great aromatherapy or make your own lavender tinctures at home!
Full sun to partial sun.
Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.
Drought tolerant once established.
Purple flowers, fragrant
Lavender fall under the Lamiaceae family, same as mint, rosemary, sage and basil. Known primarily for its highly aromatic flowers and foliage when, the lavender plant also has other benefits. The flowers create a very rich and sweet nectar, becoming a magnet to bees and other pollinators, providing food from early spring through summer.