10-14" tall x 12-18" wide. Spanish lavender is less cold hardy than other varieties. During the summer irrigation must be done with As mentioned above, English lavender is winter-hardy to Zone 5 and may only need a bit of help in the form of a thin layer of straw. It is a California selection that seems to be more cold-hardy (2 cm) above the soil. humidity. English lavender is hardy in Zones 5 and warmer, usually overwintering in the ground outside just fine without any added protection. Plants are very drought resistant once established, but will flower better if not allowed to dry out. For a fragrant addition to an herb garden or flower border, Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas) is hard to beat. than the typical form and is said to be hardy to 5 degrees. The name rabbit ears, as others call it, comeS from the long bracts on top of the flower head. It was probably Spanish Lavender in Texas This is an essential "tuck in" plant in the Texas garden. This is an outstanding selection, with fragrant grey-green leaves that form a bushy, evergreen mound. Both Angustifolias and Intermedias are grown in France. Plant lavender 2 to 3 feet apart. garden for a time. 1. A white flowered form Submitted by Sheilah Perry-R... on October 18, 2019 - 7:31am. Spanish lavender is native from Spain to Turkey and into North Africa. Equipping individuals to lead organizations, communities, and regions. Water thoroughly; Add a 2 in. How to Care for Lavender. Intermedias are 2.5 feet high and wide and bloom in July. perfumes. Mediterranean climates Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. She and her partner Tom have a small greenhouse business and also sell plants, cut flowers, and vegetables at their local Farmer’s Market. making. I have had a lavendar plant outside for close to 6 years, but it seems to die back just about every year and start anew each spring. The Princess™ lavender has bright pink flowers above aromatic gray foliage. The versatile lavender grows well in containers, flower beds or in a edible garden.