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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.  

 
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.  The information on this page is based on our library and online research as well as observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We have also incorporated comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information, in particular if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Lavandula stoechas 'Alba'.
 
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