Lavandula angustifolia 'Twilight Dancer'

Common name(s): English lavender

Description: evergreen shrub; our own 2024 introduction of a chance seedling we selected in 2019. Robust growth with broad, gray-green foliage and fragrant, dark violet flower spikes on mid-length stems. Fuzzy calyces (buds) catch the morning and evening light to create a slight glowing effect around the flower spikes during dawn and dusk.


Height: to 2 ft. Spread: to 30 in. 

Stem length: 10-12 in. 

Corolla: mid violet, pale at the center

Calyx: dark violet, woolly

Bloom season: early summer

Best Uses: landscaping, culinary, bouquets, potpourri, crafts

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below

Drought: adapted to 3 months of summer drought