English Lavender 'Ellagance Purple'

Lavandula angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple'

Lavender 'Ellagance Purple'

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Lavandula angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple' is a profuse-flowering, deep purple coloured cultivar that is particularly popular with pollinating wildlife. This plant is well placed in borders or rock gardens, reaching an average height of around 35cm tall, it also makes a delightful container plant.

Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Propagation

Cuttings

Softwood or semi-ripe cuttings from young specimens in early summer. Hardwood cuttings may be taken from new growth following flowering, in late autumn.

Special features

Attracts bees

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

The Mediterranean.

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Loam, Sand, Gravel, Chalk

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Personality

Family

Lamiaceae

Flower colour

Purple

Scent

Strong