Lavandula Essence Purple
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Essence Purple’
English lavender ‘Essence Purple’, Lavandin ‘Essence Purple’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Essence Purple’ _ ‘Essence Purple’ is a mound-forming, evergreen shrub with slender, upright stems bearing linear, strongly aromatic, grey-green leaves and terminal spikes of fragrant, purple flowers in summer.
The flowers are strongly fragrant and suitable for drying.
Cushion or Mound Forming, Upright
Purple in Summer
Grey-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Cuckoo spit , Rosemary leaf beetle
Pruning group 10, after flowering.
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Essence Purple’ (English lavender ‘Essence Purple’)will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.
Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flavouring food and drinks, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers, Rock, Wildlife
Plant in well-drained, preferably alkaline to neutral soil in sun. Tolerates acid soil. Best in a sheltered position. Will not tolerate waterlogged conditions. High nitrogen fertilisers & manure will cause the plant to flop. Semi-evergreen in colder areas
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral