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LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Grosso'

Commonly known as Dutch lavender

Taller growing with broad leaves and mid blue flowers
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  • Evergreen - grey-green leaves 4-6cm (1½-2½in) long, covered in fine, silvery-grey hairs.
  • Blue - mid blue
  • Height - 75cm (30in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - rounded shrub with branching stems
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - L.angustifolia x L. latifolia. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - froghoppers, grey mould, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Spikes - - 10-20cm (4-8in) long
  • Tubular
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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75cm (30in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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