- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 16 - 24 Inches
- Mature Spread 18 - 22 Inches
- Growing Zones 6 - 8
- Use As A Filler In Containers
The Platinum Blonde™ Lavender or Lavandula angustifolia has lovely purple flowers, but this plant also puts on a stunning foliage display. The broad leaves boast green variegation and light yellow margins for a unique look. The tiny, fragrant flowers bloom on tall stems and hover over the leaves. Long-lasting flowers bloom in early summer and hold on until the end of summer.
This Lavender has a compact, mounded growth habit. The flowers support pollinators like butterflies. Feature the Platinum Blonde™ Lavender in beds, borders, mass plantings, or containers. Trim the flowers for use in arrangements. This is a hardy plant that is drought and heat tolerant. Grow the Platinum Blonde™ Lavender as a perennial in zones 6 through 8.
Platinum Blonde™ Lavender Care
This Lavender has average water needs. Established plants are drought-tolerant, but water during a dry spell helps this Lavender thrive. Plant it in full sun in dry, well-drained soil. Lavender is not a heavy feeder but you can add compost around the root zone for extra nutrition and moisture retention.
Prune the plant after the first round of flowers fade. Cut back growth by one-third to promote more branching and additional blooms.
Platinum Blonde™ Lavender Spacing
The Platinum Blonde™ Lavender has a mounded, upright growth habit and will stand 16 to 24 inches tall and 18 to 22 inches wide. Space plants 16 to 20 inches apart to create a full look.
Platinum Blonde™ Lavender Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 6 - 8|
|Plant Type: Perennial|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 16 - 24 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 18 - 22 Inches|
|Spacing: 16 - 22 Inches|
|Habit: Mounded, Upright|
|Flower Color(s): Purple|
|Flower Description: Lavender|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen, Variegated|
|Foliage Color(s): Green, White|
|Foliage Description: Variegated|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit|
|Tolerates: Heat, Drought|
|Container Role: Filler|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Foliage Interest, Fragrant, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Plants That Work|
|Common Name: Platinum Blonde™ Lavender|
|Scientific Name: Lavandula ang. Platinum Blonde™|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.