Lavandula dentata var. candicans
Used in olden days to perfume bath water and clothes, today French lavender serves to beautify our rock beds, flower beds, and gardens, and to elaborate perfume and essential oils. In France, French lavender is commonly called “butterfly lavender” because the tips of the flowers look like butterflies.
Water: Drought Tolerant
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: Larger than English lavender, will grow to about 3' tall and wide
Light: Full Sun to Light Shade
Soil: Good drainage, average fertility
Origin: France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Greece