Lavandula 'Grosso' has dense purple blooms on tall stems and great intensity of fragrance prized for its oil for perfumes and potpourri.
Fat spikes of dense purple blooms on tall stems plus great intensity of fragrance makes Lavandula 'Grosso' a prized cultivar for its valuable oil and for cutting and drying. Grayish green leaves. Vigorous and disease resistant. Shear lavenders lightly in early spring just as they begin growth and again after flowering to keep tidy.
Common Name: Lavender
Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
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
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