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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 that is presented on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations we have made of it in the nursery's garden and in other gardens we have visited, as well how it performs in our nursery crops out in the field. We incorporate comments that we receive from others as well and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they know of cultural information that would aid others in growing  Lavandula dentata var. candicans.
 
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