Our Three Tier Lavender Collection features three graduating sizes of Lavender – a compact, midsize, and tall variety – for elegant waterwise garden design. Lavender’s soothing fragrance, sophisticated form, and visiting butterflies, bees, and pollinators make them some of our most popular plants for waterwise gardens. Perfect for a long-lasting fragrant container garden, or an inviting display in the front of garden beds or along pathways, this Lavender collection will thrive in a sunny location with well-drained soil. The lovely scent helps deter deer and rabbits. Collection of 3 plants.
The Three-Tier Lavender Collection is designed to feature three distinct sizes of lavender plants. The succession of blooms makes this collection outstanding for nurturing honeybees and pollinators over the summer. over the course of the season. Use prolific blooms for aromatherapeutic lavender wands, sachets, and culinary applications. Lavender plants look stunning when planted with Oriental Poppies (Papaver), Yarrow (Achillea), Milkweed (Asclepias) and Montbretia (Crocosmia). Be sure to plant in full sun locations with well-draining soil.
This Collection includes 3 plants – 1 of each of the following:
Average Soil, Sandy Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Bee Friendly, Attract Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Great For Mass Plantings, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Dried Flowers, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Rabbit Resistant
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Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest, Coastal California
Lavender are sun-loving plants that thrive in hot weather and grow best in arid climates. Lavender plants will be taller and wider in mild winter, hot summer climates. The same varieties when grown in cold (zone 5-6) winter climates tend to be more compact. Lavender plants require two-to-three growing seasons to reach mature size.
These perennials are a superb choice for the drought-resistant garden, doing best in the drier parts of the US like the Great Plains, Intermountain West and West Coast (which has a true Mediterranean climate (wet winters and dry summers). In the Mid-West and Eastern US, sandy soils are a must, and planting on a slope or in a raised bed provides optimum drainage. For the southern US with hot, humid heat, Spanish Lavender (Lavandula stoechas) is the best choice. For large growing Lavender, we recommend French Lavender or hybrid Lavender (Lavandula intermedia) varieties. The key is to make sure you choose a variety with sufficient winter cold hardiness for your region. (‘Vera’ and ‘Pastor’s Pride’ are among the most cold hardy.) Yet with proper soil preparation, and planting site selection, Lavender can also thrive in moister, more humid climates like the Mid-West, East Coast and Mid-Atlantic states. Lavender Phenomenal does particularly well in areas with more moisture and humidity.
Plant in full sun with good air circulation.
Plant into well drained soil. Compost-enriched garden loam is alright in drier climates, sandy or gravel soil is best in moister climates. Heavy, poorly-drained clay soils will be fatal.
Select a raised or sloped bed, or a planting site against a hot wall or along a cement/asphalt walk or driveway where the reflected heat keeps growing conditions hotter and drier.
New transplants need regular watering. Don't let the plants get too dry. Supplemental watering can be greatly reduced the second growing season as the plants become established.
When using drip irrigation, place the emitter off to the side of the plant, not right on the root ball to avoid overwatering of mature plants.
Fertilize once annually in the fall with a top dressing of Yum Yum Mix.
Mulch with gravel or pine needles in arid climates. In moister climates mulching with gravel will protect the crown from excessive moisture and soil splashed onto the foliage.
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