Sunset Western Perennials - LAVANDULA ALLARDII MEERLO
LAVANDULA ALLARDII MEERLO
Lavandula x allardii 'Meerlo'
A perennial shrub with a compact, mounding form. Evergreen in mild winters. Purple-blue flowers and linear, variegated foliage are aromatic. Leaves are gray green with light yellow margins. Flower spikes bloom in late spring and summer. Attracts birds, bees and butterflies. High tolerance to heat, drought and humidity.
USDA zones: 9 - 10
Sunset zones: 15 - 17, 19 - 24; annual elsewhere
Mature size: 2 - 3 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: little to moderate water