French lavender growing shrub of the genus Lavandula also known as Lavender plant, French lavender perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.
Leaves fragrant in the color green to gray in oval shape with serrated edges in size of 3-5 cm.
Flower fragrant in the color purple-lilac the flowers grow on stems in the end, the flowers spike looks like hive.
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Requirements for French lavender growing and care:
Well drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No but possible
Difficulties or problems when growing:
When is the best time to plant a French lavender:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
All year (but possible after the bloom)
How to prune:
More for design
Size of the plant?
80-150 cm, 32-60 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade (less flowers)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Purple-lilac the flowers grow in the end of specific stem in spike structure that looks like hive
Pollination is done by:
Bees, attract pollinators
Uses of French lavender flower:
Essential oil, bug repellant, beverage
Lavandula dentata or Lavandula stoechas