Lavandula × chaytorae 'Isabel'

Common name(s): n/a

Description: evergreen shrub; our own 2022 introduction selected for its compact growth and high oil yield. Low and spreading with soft, silver foliage and sweetly fragrant violet flower spikes. An excellent alternative to traditional field varities with an increased tolerance to drought stress.


Height: to 2 ft. Spread: to 3 ft.

Stem length: 12-14 in.  

Corolla: violet

Calyx: dark purple

Bloom season: mid summer

Best Uses: landscaping, rock gardens, crafts, bouquets, potpourri, oil distillation

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below

Drought: adapted to 4 months of summer drought