Week 20 – May 19, 2019

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Lavandula Ellagance Purple

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Lavandula angustifolia

Common Name: Lavender

Hardiness Zone: 5b - 8b

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flowers, Heat Tolerant, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies

Spacing: 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Height: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Large flower spikes on well-branched, bushy plants have a feel-good fragrance.
Fully first-year-flowering perennial with a long flowering season.
Suited as bedding and patio plant.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 10 to 14 weeks (24 to 36 weeks overwintered)
  • Ellagance stands out from other seed and vegetative lavenders for its excellent uniformity, colour range, earliness and spike quality.
  • Outstanding branching fills pots quickly and finishes with large, dense flower spikes and very strong stems.
  • Spreading and upright plants have rich grey-green foliage.
  • Winter hardy, cold tolerant and durable performance; foliage holds up better compared to other lavenders.
  • High uniformity means harvest times are short and comparable to any vegetative variety.
  • Ships well; long-flowering in perennial beds and patio planters.
  • Great as a garden plant and for drying and arranging.
  • Large, elegant flowers bloom all Summer and attract butterflies.

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