Jury still out, didn't spread as much as I hoped. Will see if it comes back.
Lavandula angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple'
- Large flower clusters of violet
- Blooms throughout the summer
- Compact habit
The gorgeous purple-blue flowers of Lavandula angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple', sit atop the bushy, silvery-green foliage in midsummer. Flowers bloom in abundance and can continue into the fall. The excellent fragrance and beautiful color make it a great choice for borders, planted along pathways, or near patios. 2008 Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner.
Uses: Borders, Containers, Cut Flower
Nature Attraction: Butterflies, Bees
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Notable Features: Drought Tolerant, Evergreen, Fragrant
Growth Habit: Mounding
Homeowner Growing Tips: Lavender requires full sun and moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Mulch only with gravel and avoid organic mulches, which can hold too much moisture and lead to rot. In early-mid spring, trim back flowered shoots just to within 1/2" to 1" of the previous year's growth, and remove any dead material. Trim tips lightly again after flowering. To harvest for drying, cut the flowers before the buds are fully open.