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Spanish Lavender, Italain Lavender
Scientific Name: Lavandula stoechas L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Spanish  Lavender, Italain Lavender (Lavandula stoechas)
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'Otto Quast' Spanish Lavender
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-24,30,31
USDA: 7-9

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 5F ( -15C)

Heat Tolerance: good

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mediterranean basin

Growth Habits: Evergreen bush slowly growing to 28 inches tall, 28 inches wide (70 by 70 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water when established

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

The Spanish Lavender has narrow gray leaves, 1 inch long. It is easy to grow in any well-drained loam or sandy soil. Space the plants 2-3 feet apart. The bushes can be used as low hedges, or for edging flower beds or herb beds.
Spanish  Lavender, Italain Lavender (Lavandula stoechas)

Spanish  Lavender, Italain Lavender (Lavandula stoechas)

Blooming Habits:
Purple, strongly scented flowers, April to July

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