A bushy, rounded, evergreen shrub with slender, upright stems bearing linear, aromatic, grey-green leaves and dense, terminal spikes of tiny, fragrant, violet-blue flowers in summer. Grows into a 2 to 3 foot mound with a long bloom of 2 foot dark purple flower spikes with dense, fat buds, excellent for cutting and drying. Similar to L. Grosso but 30% larger. Full sun, prefers good drainage. Drought tolerant. Take care not to over water. Quite deer resistant.
Available in 1gal pots.
Height/Width: 24-36 in/36-48 in
Spacing: 36-40 in
Hardiness: Zone 5-8
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Color: Bright Violet
Bloom Time: Mid to Late Summer
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Where to Grow: Herb gardens, Borders, Rockeries, Mass Plantings with room to spread. Lommy well drained soil.
Foliage Color: Gray/Green, Evergreen
Bloom Characteristics: 2-4 in long bright violet flowers on long stems.