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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.


Lavender flowers and foliage are also popular additions to sachets and potpourris. Lavender is an intense deterrent to deer, and will keep deer away from an entire garden if planted in generous amounts.

Additional:

Nectar plant for the following butterflies--Cabbage White, Hairstreaks, Monarch, Peck’s Skipper, Sachem, Silver-Spotted Skipper, Eastern Tailed-Blue, Swallowtails, 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
Pollinators
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Edging
Border or Bed
Fragrant
Container
Mass Planting
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Drought Tolerant