Lavandula × chaytorae SILVER FROST 'Kathleen Elizabeth'

Common name(s): n/a

Description: evergreen shrub; our own 1994 introduction of a chance seedling named after our daughter. Upwardly sweeping, bushy growth and especially silver foliage. Long stems with fragrant dark purple flower spikes. A favorite for winter foliage.


Height: to 3 ft. Spread: to 4 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, oil distillation

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below

Drought: adapted to 4 months of summer drought