Lavandula x intermedia ‘Provence’
Common Names: lavandin
Type: Evergreen Shrub
Size: 2 ft. high and wide
Flowers: Light purple fragrant flowers, summer; gray-green foliage.
Uses: Hedging, herb garden, kitchen garden, low screening, containers, slopes, near oaks. Tolerates salty air, wind, heat.
Wildlife: Attractive to bees, birds, butterflies. Deer resistive.
Soil: Well-drained, poor to moderately fertile. Endures calcareous or sandy soils. Good for erosion control.
Water: Low during active growth; less otherwise. Too much causes rank growth, but plant looks better with some.
Sun: Full sun
Pruning: Prune older plants frequently but lightly. If woody or bare centered, cut back selected leafy branches (plants will not regrow from bare wood).
Pests & Diseases: (None found.)
Notes: Look for other rosemary cultivars in various colors and sizes in the Garden. Hardy to 15° F.