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French Lavender
Scientific Name: Lavandula dentata L.
Family: Lamiaceae
French Lavender (Lavandula dentata)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,12-24,31
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: No frost protection in Phoenix.

Heat Tolerance: Resists summer heat in low deserts when established

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mediterranean basin

Growth Habits: Evergreen bush slowly growing to 2-3 feet tall.

Watering Needs: Little water when established

Propagation: Seeds, stem cuttings in summer of half ripened shoots with heels.

The French lavender has gray green narrow but thick leaves, 1 to 11/2 inches long, with characteristic square teeth on the edge.
The bushes can be used as low hedges, or for edging flower beds or herb beds.

Cultural Practices:
It is easy to grow in any well-drained loam or sandy soil. Space the plants 2-3 feet apart.

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