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Lavandula angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple'

Common Name:
English Lavender
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Garden Height:
12 Inches
Garden Spread:
10 Inches
  • 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.


Review (1)

  • lavender

    Posted by Marjorie Elizabeth Paszko on Nov 2nd 2020

    Jury still out, didn't spread as much as I hoped. Will see if it comes back.