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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 on this plant in our nursery library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in the nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Lavandula dentata var. candicans.
 
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