Lavandula angustifolia
'Royal Velvet'

The butterflies and bees flock to thiseasy, fast growingEnglish lavender. Drought tolerant, deer resistant and rabbit resistant, with stunning deep purple blooms! This super healthy variety is able totolerate moist, humid climatesas well as the hotter, drier climates most lavenders prefer, it’s is alsooutrageously fragrant and holds its unusual rich color even when dried!Quickly growing to a perfect shrub sized 24x24-30” mound that will remainever-grayin mild winter areas.Blooms late Spring thru Summerwith dead-heading. Perfect as a focal plant in rock or herb gardens, it is simply breathtaking when planted in drifts! Provide average water until established, then low water thereafter. Just situate this decidedly worthy lavender a spot in full sun with unfertilized very well-draining soil and you will be rewarded with years of visual and aromatic delight!

Marti B.
Gardener at Large

Full Sun
Low/Avg. Water

Perennial Shrub/Herb
USDA zones 6-11