Lavandula stoechas 'New Madrid Blue Improved' is a compact Spanish lavender with bluish purple flowers and ivory white "wings".
'New Madrid Blue Improved' is a gracefully compact, free-flowering Lavandula stoechas that is well-branched with nice green foliage. It has short spikes of small bluish purple flowers with unique ivory white sterile bracts which look like wings fluttering above the flower clusters. Spanish lavender is less hardy than the English lavenders but begins to bloom very early in the season and can keep on blooming for months.
Common Name: Spanish Lavender
Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer
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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