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Products > Lavandula dentata var. candicans
 
Lavandula dentata var. candicans - Gray Leaved French Lavender
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae) (Mints)
Origin: Mediterranean (Europe)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Light Lavender
Bloomtime: Year-round
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 4-5 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Lavandula dentata var. candicans (Gray Leaved French Lavender) - Often sold as Gray French Lavender, it is similar to the species but more robust. The leaves are a gray-green, and tooth-margined. They are grayer than L. dentata. Short spikes with pale lavender-blue flowers bloom nearly year round. It sprawls to about 3' x 5' , takes full sun, has low water needs, and is hardy to about 20 degrees F. The flowers of this lavender are not recommended for human consumption.  The information on this page is based on our research that has been conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in the nursery, in the nursery's garden, and in other gardens where it has been observed. We also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that might aid others in growing  Lavandula dentata candicans.
 
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