Lavandula × chaytorae 'Jennifer'

Common name(s): n/a

Description: evergreen shrub; our own 2001 introduction of a chance seedling from our gardens. Compact, mounded growth with soft, silver foliage and long stems with dense, dark purple flower spikes. Similar to 'Lisa Marie' but more vigorous with better form and larger flower spikes. A favorite for crafts and bouquets.


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

Stem length: 12-16 in.  

Corolla: dark violet-blue

Calyx: dark purple

Bloom season: mid summer

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

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below

Drought: adapted to 4 months of summer drought