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Lavandula x intermedia 'Provence' Item #2813
Lavender Provence’s subtle green foliage and fragrant purple flowers make an excellent choice for any garden hedge or border. This easy to grow evergreen’s airy structure will transport any landscape to a sea of purple when planted in mass. Lavender plants purple blooms will attract bees and butterflies for all to see!
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|1 Gallon Pot||$17.95|
|Buy 3 Plants (1 Gallon Pot)||$48.95|
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Lavender Provence is an evergreen hybrid lavender known for its vibrant shades of purple blooms and gray-green foliage. Typically mass planted along herb gardens and rock garden borders or hedges, Lavender has been historically used for its essential oil and medicinal properties. This shrub thrives in well-drained and alkaline soil, although it will grow in dry climates.
Lavender intermedia grows in a compact form and reaches heights of 2 to 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide. Its lavender spiked-shaped flowers are drought, deer and rabbit-resistant. Also known as Lavandin, this flowering perennial not only looks amazing, but can be used in many baking, cooking, and self-care recipes. Although it is rarely used for culinary purposes, Provence Lavender's dried flowers are frequently used as an addition to sachets and potpourris.
Genus name comes from the Latin word lavo meaning "I wash" in reference to a former use of the plant as an aromatic wash. Hybrid designation means intermediate. Lavender Provence’ is one of the tallest of the lavandins. It gets its cultivar name from the area in southeastern France adjacent to the Mediterranean and Italy (Provence) where it is commercially grown in large plantings for the perfume industry.
|Mature Height:||2 to 4 feet|
|Mature Width:||2 to 3 feet|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Selling Points:||Fragrant foliage, deer resistant, attracts butterflies|
How to Care for Provence Lavender
Once you buy a Lavender Provence plant, make sure to read about the care instructions that are required and recommended to keep this plant healthy and thriving.
What type of light is best for Lavender Intermedia?
Lavender Provence grows best in full-sun. Although tolerant to dry-conditions, this plant enjoys great air circulation. You’ll be amazed by this plant’s movement, and your plant will be happy too!
How do I fertilize Lavender Provence?
Lavender Provence should be fertilized once per year to ensure optimal growth and vibrant hues. We suggest fertilizing Lavender during the fall with 2-1-1 alkalizing plant food.
How often do I water water Lavandin?
We suggest watering your plant one to two times per month throughout the spring to mid-fall growing season. Lavender Provence enjoys drying out between watering, and rarely needs to be watered during the dormant season. Young plants should be watered moderately, while established plants should receive a deep watering throughout the summer months.
What soil is best for Lavender Provence?
We recommend that you grow Lavender Provence in average, dry to medium, well-drained, alkaline soil in full sun. Lavandin can be difficult to grow in the far north area, primarily because of winter stresses and high summer humidity. Well-drained soils are required, particularly in winter. Root rot commonly attacks plants grown in poorly drained soils. Lavender prefers a light, sandy soil with somewhat low fertility.