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Products > Lavandula stoechas 'Alba'
 
Lavandula stoechas 'Alba' - White Spanish Lavender

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae) (Mints)
Origin: Mediterranean (Europe)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: White
Bloomtime: Spring/Fall
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 10-15 F
Lavandula stoechas 'Alba' (White Spanish Lavender) - This is a white-flowering form of Spanish lavender. It is compact, growing to about 2 feet by 2 feet. It has gray-green 1 inch long lanceolate leaves with a short unbranched inflorescence-bearing flower spikes of relatively large whitish flowers crowned by several 1 inch, white petal-like bracts (bunny ears) Plant in full sun in a relatively well-drained soil and water only occasionally; hardy to about 10 degrees F. The flowers of this lavender are not recommended for human consumption.  This information about Lavandula stoechas 'Alba' displayed is based on research conducted in our library and from reliable online resources. We will also note observations that we have made about it as it grows in the gardens in our nursery and those elsewhere, as well how the crops have performed in containers in our nursery field. We will also incorporate comments we receive from others, and we welcome hearing from anyone with additional information, particularly if they can share cultural information that would aid others in growing it.
 
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