This popular selection forms a dense shrub with grey-green foliage. The flower stems bear tight flower spikes of small purple flowers crowned by several one inch long magenta purple petal-like bracts that look like butterflies. ‘Otto Quast’ has a long bloom period from late spring through to fall. Shear lavenders lightly in early spring just as they begin growth and again after flowering to keep tidy.
Common Name: Spanish Lavender
Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Magenta
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Spring - Fall
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dry hills, garigue and open woods on limestone and granite soils.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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