Lavender (Lavandula)

The same rich aroma and essential oils that make Lavender a popular plant for sachets and potpourri bring butterflies to its blooms in the garden. The strong sweet odor also keeps away ants.

As a perennial evergreen shrub with a woody base and leafy green cover, the Lavender plant will dress up your yard even when not blooming.

You will quickly notice how much life the purple tips of the lavender branches bring to your yard.

Attracts: Horace's DuskywingWestern Tiger Swallowtail,  and more

Color(s): Lavender-blue flowers

Sun Exposure: Sun

Soil: Warm, well-drained

Average Height: 2 ft.. - 3 ft.

Average Spread: 2 ft.. - 3 ft.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9

Note: Deer resistant, tough plant

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Fred Miller

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