Dark Purple Flowers on Blue Green FoliageLavender Grosso, Lavandula x intermedia ‘Grosso’, has attractive blue-green evergreen foliage. Hundreds of large purple flower spikes make an incredible display from mid to late summer. This long-stemmed beauty has the darkest blue-purple flower spikes of any of the French hybrid types. It is also the most cold hardy and very fragrant – especially after a rain. The calyxes cling tightly to the flowering stems when dried, making ‘Grosso’ an excellent choice as an everlasting dried flower or for use in lavender crafts. Lavender prefers full sun and loose, light, well drained soil. Do not fertilize, over-rich soil will cause the plant to be less fragrant. Lavender is also used in sachets and potpourri. * Hundreds of Dark Purple Flower Spikes* Blue Green Evergreen Foliage* Full Sun.
Perennial with Silver Foliage and Lavender Flowers Silver Mist Lavender is an ornamental perennial with unique foliage and delicate flowers. It looks great planted en masse along a driveway or sidewalk, and would certainly have an eye-catching effect when scattered throughout your perennial bed. It would also be a great choice for your patio containers. Your Silver Mist is a gem among Lavenders. Not only does it possess the usual sought-after lavender flowers, but it also has uncommon foliage. Long before the flowers appear, your Silver Mist will branch out to form an ethereal vision in your yard. The white/silver foliage will seem to float like a “silver mist” suspended in your garden. It’s a breathtaking sight that is only improved upon when mid-summer brings your first Lavender blossoms. The tiny blue flowers cling to the tall stalks, a prolific and hardy bloom for both indoors and out. You can count on your Silver Mist to continue the show well into fall. Lavender is valued for a variety of reasons, and your Silver Mist is no exception. Lavender is treasured for its scent and flowers, used for everything from medicinal purposes to craft projects. Your Silver Mist’s foliage even has an herb-scented aroma to fancy-up your garden ambiance. Silver Mist is perfect for those small spaces in the garden where you’d like something showy, but don’t have a lot of room. In milder climates, it’s evergreen, and in others will reliably perform from spring until frost. It’s drought and heat tolerant, and even the rabbits and deer will pass it by. *Outstanding Foliage *Valuable Flowers *Multiple Uses.
The Lavender Fred Boutin, ‘Lavandula X intermedia ‘Fred Boutin’, is an evergreen Lavender that is a comparatively large shrub that exhibits dense, woolly almost silvery-white foliage. The long-stemmed, small light blue flowers appear above the foliage in mid summer and they will bloom until fall. Pruning is necessary to extend the life of the plant. Lavender flower wand stems are usually a bright green while Lavender leaves are gray. Cut back not only the flower stem, but also about a third of the gray-leaved stems as well. Lavender plants should be pruned every year right after blooming..
Easy to Grow with Amazing FragranceWhen dream gardens are shown on TV and in the movies, they often include sweeping shots of long, perfectly manicured rows of blooming lavender flanking a pristine garden path. It makes gardening with this wonderful herb seem out of reach for the average home gardener. This simply isn’t true. Lavender – especially Provence – is an easy plant to grow in the right place and will reward you with years of fragrant flowers and picture-perfect paths.This tender perennial – a hybrid of English and Spike type lavenders – will survive all but the harshest winters and come back year after year with its silver gray leaves and royal purple flower spikes. Give it plenty of drainage and let this heat lover fill your gardens and borders with its memorable perfume.The oil from Lavender Provence has been used for ages in perfume and medicinal extracts. A few dried sprigs in your clothes drawers will make laundry day a joy and a drop or two of the oil on your pillow has been proven to improve relaxation and sleep – truly a flower of your dreams! Use the flowers in cooking or mixing in drinks – lavender panna cotta and lavender lemonade take the heat out of the hottest summer day.Don’t let the glamor and mystique of lavender scare you away from growing this easy-care herb in your garden this year. Once you order from us and get them planted the hardest part will be waiting for them to bloom in summer! Order yours now.* Gorgeous fragrant flowers* Drought tolerant* Cold Hardy* Deer resistant.
The Lavender ‘Silver Edge’, Lavandula x intermedia ‘Walvera’, grows into a variegated soft-looking bushy mound that features silver-green leaves with creamy white margins. The edges are most pronounced during a warm spring, but remain distinctive throughout the summer when dark-tipped buds and compact, dusky blue-violet blooms appear. The fragrant flowers are attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds. This plant grows to 3 feet high and 2 feet wide. The lovely leaves that are edged with icy, silvery-white margins and give your landscape a “cool” new look! Its deep violet-blue flower spikes make a beautiful contrast to the lighter foliage in July and August. If you have clay soils, grow this plant in a container or in a raised bed with sandy soils in the raised bed..