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Lavandula dentata 'Royal Crown' (Lavender 'Royal Crown')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Lavandula dentata 'Royal Crown'

Other names

Lavender 'Royal Crown'

Genus

Lavandula Lavandula

Variety or Cultivar

'Royal Crown' _ 'Royal Crown' is a tender evergreen shrub, with narrow, toothed, dark-green leaves and long-stalks of small purple flowers topped by pale purple bracts.


Lavandula dentata 'Royal Crown' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

The flowers are highly scented. Good for drying.

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Purple, Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Cuckoo spit , Rosemary leaf beetle Cuckoo spit , Rosemary leaf beetle

Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Lavandula dentata 'Royal Crown' (Lavender 'Royal Crown') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flavouring food and drinks, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers, Rock, Wildlife

Cultivation

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

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Lavandula dentata 'Royal Crown'

Other names

Lavender 'Royal Crown'

Genus

Lavandula Lavandula

Variety or Cultivar

'Royal Crown' _ 'Royal Crown' is a tender evergreen shrub, with narrow, toothed, dark-green leaves and long-stalks of small purple flowers topped by pale purple bracts.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

The flowers are highly scented. Good for drying.

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Purple, Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Cuckoo spit , Rosemary leaf beetle

Specific diseases

Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Lavandula dentata 'Royal Crown' (Lavender 'Royal Crown') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flavouring food and drinks, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers, Rock, Wildlife

Cultivation

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

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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