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Dwarf White English Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia 'Nana Alba'

Also known as

Lavender 'Nana Alba'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








3 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Dwarf White English Lavender Overview

Lavandula angustifolia 'Nana Alba' is a bushy evergreen shrub with narrow grey leaves and it has white flowers in short spikes in late summer. It has a compact habit and fragrant blooms which make it very popular with gardeners. Commonly referred to as Dwarf White English Lavender, 'Nana Alba' likes a sunny sheltered position and well-drained soil. Suitable for a very wide variety of garden situations, it is often seen in coastal, gravel, cottage and courtyard gardens. It can be grown in patio containers, in rock gardens and used for a low hedge. Lavandula angustifolia 'Nana Alba' has earned a coveted 'RHS Award of Garden Merit' and is on the RHS 'Plants for Pollinators' list highlighting plants that produce large amounts of nectar and/or pollen. A great choice for encouraging beneficial insect wildlife into your garden!

Common problems with Dwarf White English Lavender

How to propagate Dwarf White English Lavender


Semi-ripe cuttings

Special features of Dwarf White English Lavender

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Hedge plant

Pot plant