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Lavandula stoechas x pedunculata 'The Princess’


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Lavandula 'Ghostly Princess' exhibits vivid electric pink flowers with long top 'wings' rising over aromatic silver/green foliage. It is early flowering


Description:
This lovely French lavender (Lavandula pedunculata) is called 'The Princess'. It has lovely grey-green foliage but its best quality is the flowers which are produced in masses over a long period from late spring through summer. The stacked purple-pink flowers are topped with flaring, vivid, electric pink "wings" veined with darker pink. It's quite the show for border or container. Shear lightly after flowering and in early spring. Grow in thin soils in hot spots.


Common Name: French Lavender

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry hills, garigue and open woods on limestone and granite soils.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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