Lavender Greek Mountain
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Lavender 'Greek Mountain'

A striking lavender with exotic, dark purple blooms
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  • Treat your garden to a plant that's a little more out of the ordinary - an outstanding French lavender with a new twist on the much-loved perennial.
  • Suitable for most garden conditions and positions, Lavandula stoechas has heads of the most amazing lavender flowers, topped with vividly coloured, tufted petals.
  • A stunning evergreen French lavender with a delightful fragrance – both from the grey-green leaves and purple flowers!
  • Perfect for lining either side of doorways, pathways and entrances or for the patio.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 12cm pot, ready to plant in its final position.

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A French lavender, Lavandula stoechas 'Greek Mountain' is a impressive, relatively new variety with upright stems up to 60cm tall (2ft) and narrow, very aromatic grey-green leaves.

The large, fragrant purple flower heads are held on straight stems in late spring and throughout summer.

The flowers are topped with long, deep lilac bracts that look like butterfly wings or bunny ears - hence its common name of bunny ear or butterfly lavender.

The silvery leaves and blooms are packed with a heady scent, the purple flowers will provide you a colourful spectacle from early to mid-summer and are a magnet to bees, butterflies and other beneficial creatures, which will have your garden buzzing with life.

Perfect for growing either side of doorways, pathways and entrances or for the patio, lavender is perfect for many situations and French lavender is one of the prettiest and eye-catching varieties.

Greek Mountain takes well to pots, just make sure that the soil in the container is light and drains well.Once established, French Lavender is extremely drought tolerant, easy to grow and needs very little maintenance - you can keep it in great shape with a little pruning twice a year; trim lightly in mid to late summer, removing spent flower heads.

Prune again in early spring, removing about 2.5cm of growth.

Supplied as an established plant in a 12cm pot, ready to plant into its final position.

What Is Supplied

Item 510695 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant ready to plant straight into its final position. Plants will grow to approx 60cm high x 40cm wide

Plant Care Information

Scented / Fragrant
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

An easy to grow, evergreen shrub that produces masses of beautifully scented flowers above silvery-grey foliage.

Drought-tolerant, lavender thrives in a sunny border, container, herb or gravel gardens.

Best planted when the soil is warming up, ensure that the plants gets really good drainage and there's no need to improve the soil as lavender thrives in any poor or moderately fertile conditions - just add a little grit to break up heavy soils.

Care Information

  • Once established, a lavender plant is extremely drought tolerant. but should still be watered regularly
  • With very little maintenance needed, you can keep it in great shape with a little pruning twice a year; trim lightly in mid to late summer, removing spent flower heads
  • Special care must be taken not to cut back French lavender too hard - never cut into the bare wood, a gentle trim will suffice, making sure that some green growth remains
  • Prune again in early spring, removing about 2.5cm of growth.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

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When Your Plant Will Flower
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Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
60 cm
40 cm
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