This extraordinary compact perennial forms a bushy clump of fragrant grey-green foliage; purple blooms rise above the foliage on silvery stems; attracts bees and butterflies; excellent in fresh and dried flower arrangements; deer and rabbit resistant; drought tolerant once established.
deer and rabbit resistant
Gorgeous in borders, containers, mass plantings, butterfly herb and water-wise gardens
Lavandula angustifolia 'Essence Purple'
20" (51 cm)
36" (91 cm)
30" (76 cm)
July - August
Moderate-Low. Drought tolerant once established
Prefers light well-drained soil types
Plant Care Tips
Transplanting can be done in either spring or late summer. The only hard and fast rule is that you need to water well for at least a month after planting, but avoid standing water around the roots.