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Lavandula 'Big Time Blue' - English Lavender

Perennials

Lavandula angustifolia 'Big Time Blue'

English Lavender

This Lavandula is the earliest blooming angustifolia variety by far!! 'Big Time Blue' boasts a 4" flower which is much larger then Munstead or Hidcote.  Very compact as well! Lavender is a short shrubby herb with aromatic gray foliage. Excellent for fresh cut or dried flowers.

Additional:

Host plant for the following butterflies (nectar)--Cabbage White, Hairstreaks, Monarch, Peck’s Skipper, Sachem, Silver-Spotted Skipper, Spring and Summer Azure

English Lavender Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Needs good drainage (especially in winter) and full sun for best growth.

Height:

12-15 in

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Spread:

12-18 in

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Hardiness Zone:

5 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Lavandula angustifolia 'Big Time Blue'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Fragrant
Container
Mass Planting
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Drought Tolerant
Edging
Border or Bed
Great Companion Plants for Lavandula angustifolia 'Big Time Blue'
Wood Sage Wood Sage (Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night')
Dwarf Fountain Grass Dwarf Fountain Grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln')
Yarrow Yarrow (Achillea taygetea 'Moonshine')
Catmint Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walkers Low')
Garden Pinks Garden Pinks (Dianthus 'Kahori')
Daylily Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns')
Anise hyssop Anise hyssop (Agastache 'Tango')
Anise Hyssop Anise Hyssop (Agastache 'Kudos™ Coral')
Garden Pinks Garden Pinks (Dianthus American Pie™ 'Georgia Peach Pie')
Similar Plants to Lavandula angustifolia 'Big Time Blue'
Catmint Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walkers Low')
English Lavender English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead')
English Lavender English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote')
Lavender Lavender (Lavandula x intermedia 'Phenomenal')