Lavandula x dentata
Lavender dentata, AKA French Lavender or Fringed Lavender is an
aromatic herb ~ native to Spain, this lavender is often mistakenly called 'Spanish Lavender'. Perfect as an ornamental herb, it blooms profusely, smells great and has a great shrubby habit. We recommend it as a landscape ornamental vs a culinary lavender. It has attractive fringed foliage; the word 'dentata' means toothed in Latin. The Grayish green leaves have a scalloped characteristic with a delicious clean lavender fragrance. The flower spikes end in a lovely flower display of light purple flowers that are exceptionally long lasting. This plant is considered one of the more "rugged" varieties and works well in containers.
A French Lavender, DentataLavenders are a wonderful woody perennial herb that are easy to grow, and once established, will be an spectacular addition to your garden landscape. Deer resistant and low maintenance, lavenders attract pollinators.