This French lavender is an elegantly beautiful and ruggedly tough perennial, flourishing 5” long flower spikes of deep blue and purple hues complimented by lush silvery-green foliage. Phenomenal can resist both extremely hot humid summers, and harsh cold winters. This cultivar has made growing lavender a reality to those whose climates would typically be too warm or wet for this Mediterranean shrub.
Latin Name: Lavandula x intermedia ‘Phenomenal’
Site and Soil: Full sun and very well-drained soil. Drought tolerant evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy to -20° F.
Size at Maturity: 2 ft in height by 2 ft feet wide.
Flower Color: Deep blue and purple
Bloom Time: late spring long blooming
Pests & Diseases: No pests or diseases that we’ve seen on our plants here in Portland.
USDA Zone: 5