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Lavandula x intermedia 'Sensational'


Lavandula 'Sensational' produces huge, re-blooming, fragrant purple flowers on strong stems with silver foliage.

Lavandula 'Sensational' is just that in every way with silver foliage that contrasts with super large, intensely coloured purple flowers on strong stems that bloom and re-bloom from summer to autumn with the classic lavender floral fragrance. A nice compact upright habit 24 inches high and wide adds to its appeal. This is an improved cultivar with heat, humidity, and cold tolerance. Great in a mixed border, rock or herb garden, containers, and as fresh and cut dry flowers. Pollinator attractor. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Lavender

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Blue

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry grassy slopes amongst rocks, in exposed, usually parched, hot rocky situations often on calcareous soils.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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