Lavandula is a
relatively large genus containing about 20 species of aromatic shrubs and
perennials native primarily to the Mediterranean region.
Lavandula is perhaps the
most highly prized of all aromatic shrubs. It can be used for dwarf
hedges, small group plantings or as container plants. Lavenders do well in
most types of well drained soils, is best grown in full sun, and does well
when used in seaside coastal areas. The flowers can be dried and used as
- An unusual lavender
variety, "Fairy Wings" has distinctive long,
lilac-pink bracts that give a wild effect to an otherwise neat,
compact plant. Foliage tends to be more green than silver.
- Similar to all lavender
cultivars, "Fairy Wings" likes well-drained soil and
full sun. It does not like cold climates.
- The lilac-pink bracts
that give "Fairy Wings" its name are its most unusual
characteristic. Another quality that sets it apart is its neat growing
habit. Unlike many lavenders, "Fairy Wings" doesn't
sprawl or grow so tall that it falls down.
- Height: 24 inches and
Width: 30 inches.
- Habit: Flowers grow a
few inches beyond the compact foliage
- U.S. D.A. Hardiness
zones 6 - 10.
- Propagation is
prohibited without license.
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