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Lavandula angustifolia 'Royal Purple' (Lavender 'Royal Purple')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
0.8m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.8m
Max spread
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Lavandula angustifolia 'Royal Purple'

Other names: Lavandula 'Royal Purple', Lavender 'Royal Purple'

Genus: Lavandula

Variety or Cultivar: 'Royal Purple' _ 'Royal Purple' is a bushy, compact evergreen shrub with narrow, grey-green leaves. In summer it bears spikes of fragrant, deep purple flowers. Good plant for drying.


Lavandula angustifolia 'Royal Purple' is: Evergreen

Flower: Blue, Grey in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Fragrance: The flowers are highly scented. Good for drying.

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming

Watch out for

Specific pests: Leafhoppers

Specific diseases: Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Lavandula angustifolia 'Royal Purple' (Lavender 'Royal Purple') will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.8m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flavouring food and drinks, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Does best in a sheltered position.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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