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Sweet Lavender
Scientific Name: Lavandula heterophylla Hort. Par. ex Poir.
Family: Lamiaceae
Sweet Lavender (Lavandula  heterophylla) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 12,16-24
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 10F (-12C)

Heat Tolerance: Not very reliable in the low deserts summer heat

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Probably a hybrid of Lavandula dentata Lavandula angustifolia

Growth Habits: Shrubby perennial, fast growing to 2 to 4 feet tall and wide (60-120 cm); dull gray green leaves.

Watering Needs: Moderate water to low water use, needs good drainage, prefers sandy, alkaline soils


Not usable for cooking, it can be used in pot-pourris.
'Goodwin Creek', 'Devantville'.

Blooming Habits:
The Sweet Lavender has fragrant violet flowers, with violet-gray calyx, in spring and early summer

Fruiting Habits:

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