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ALOYSIA triphylla (syn. LIPPIA citriodora), Lemon Verbena ALOYSIA triphylla (syn. LIPPIA citriodora)
Lemon Verbena

Perennial Herb: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Drought and coast tolerant. Very fragrant-nice lemon scent! Excellent when used as flavoring and in potpourris. Good border and container plant. Plant has a natural leggy growth habit. Native to Argentina & Chile. Bloom color: white. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable Chives (ALLIUM schoenoprasum)
Chives

Bulbous Perennial: Produces edible flowers & leaves. The leaves get a bitter taste once the plant flowers, so remove flower buds for best flavoring. Use leaves as seasoning-fresh or dried. Good plant for the rock garden as well. Bloom color: lavender. Height: 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable CYMBOPOGON flexuosus (East Indian Lemon Grass)
East Indian Lemongrass

Perennial Herb: Native to East India. The strongly lemon-scented leaves are used in cooking. They are good in stir-fry, with seafood, in soups, curries, sauces, pickles and tea. Cut into pieces before freezing. Grow in garden or in containers. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Height: 5 feet. Width: 3 feet. Protect plant from freezing in winter.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Blue River'
Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerates deer, drought, coast, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking & potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Uniform, compact variety. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: intense blue. Height: 14 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple', Ellagance Series LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple'
Ellagance Series

Shrub: Fleuroselect Gold Medal in 2008. Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers & fire. Good border, container & cut flower plant. This cultivar produces well-branched, bushy plants that provides early & prolific flowering. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Foliage color: silver-green. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: purple-blue. Ht.: 12-14". Spd.: 10-12". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote', Hidcote Lavender LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'
Hidcote Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking and potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. An excellent form. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: deep purple. Size: 1-2' x 2.5'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Lady'
Lady English Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking and potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Fast growing & compact! Blooms: summer. Color: deep lavender blue. Size: 18-24" x 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Munstead'
Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking and potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: deep lavender. Size: 1.5' x 2'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Platinum Blonde' ( L. Momparler' ), Variegated English Lavender LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Platinum Blonde' ( L. Momparler' )
Variegated English Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Beautiful variegated green & cream foliage. Neat compact habit is perfect for beds, borders and containers. Fragrant. Foliage will turn soft gray in the autumn and winter, but regain its bicolored hues come spring. Foliage is brightest with new growth. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: blue. Height: 16-24" Spread 18" Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z6. USPPP

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Royal Velvet'
Royal Velvet Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Border, pot & cut flower plant. Use flowers in cooking & potpourii. Stems are longer than others. Oil can be used for perfume. Attracts bees. Blooms: summer. Color: bright violet blue corolla, dark violet calyx. Ht: 18-36". Stems: 12-14". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Thumbelina Leigh'
Dwarf English Lavender

Shrubl: Deer and rabbit resistant. Drought tolerant. Attracts bees and butterflies. A robust dwarf growing English variety with plump, deep lavender-blue flower spikes and a strong, sweet fragrance. Ideal for containers, low borders and rock gardens. Bloom time: summer. Height: 15". Widht: 15". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Twickle Purple'
Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Has blue-gray leaves with a camphor-rosemary scent. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: purple. Height: 1.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA angustifolia (English)
English Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

LAVANDULA dentata 'Green', Lavender, Toothed Lavender LAVANDULA dentata 'Green'
Lavender, Toothed Lavender

Shrub: Tolerant drought, coast deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Fern-like indented green foliage with a strong fragrance. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: light purple. Size: 3' x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA pedunculata hybrid 'With Love'™
Lavender

Prolific show-stopper, longer flowering season than most, repeat flowers in flushes. Very large flower ‘wings’, above small inflorescence body, held tightly just above foliage. Mounding compact habit, disease resistant. Good in container, single planting, large grouping. Can be kept indoors up to 2 wks before planting. Blm. time: spr.-fall. Blms: cotton candy pk. Exp: sun-pt. shade. H: 2 ft. W: 2 ft. Wtr: mod. USDA Z6. PP#22709.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA pinnata (syn. L. multifida, L. Downey)
Fernleaf Lavender

Shrub: Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Fragrance and foliage is unlike other species. Fast growing. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: purplish blue. Height: 3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA stoechas 'Otto Quast'
French Lavender, Spanish Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, deer, gophers, fire & coast. Has gray green leaves with a camphor rosemary scent. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-summer with "rabbit ear" type blooms. Color: dark lavender. Height: 1.5 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8.

LAVANDULA stoechas 'Pretty Polly', French Lavender LAVANDULA stoechas 'Pretty Polly'
French Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, deer, gophers, fire & coast. Good border, container, potpourii & cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies & hummeringbirds. Compact growing variety. Foliage color: gray-green. Bloom time: spring-summer with "rabbit ear" type flowers. Bloom color: small blue topped with white bracts. Height: 16". Spread: 16". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA stoechas 'Silver Anouk'
French Lavender, Spanish Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, deer, gophers, fire & coast. Has silver-gray leaves with a camphor rosemary scent. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: spring-summer with "rabbit ear" type blooms. Color: dark violet with clear purple wings. Height: 14-18" Spread: 12-14". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8. PP 20068

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA stoechas 'White Anouk'
French Lavender, Spanish Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, deer, gophers, fire & coast. Has silver-gray leaves with a camphor rosemary scent. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer with "rabbit ear" type blooms. Bloom color: purple topped with white bracts. Height: 14-18". Spread: 12-14". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z8. PPAF

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x heterophylla
Sweet Lavender

Shrub: Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Aromatic indented foliage. Fast growing. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: lavender. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. Height: 3' Width: around 1.5'. USDA Z7. (A hybrid of L. angustifolia & L. dentata).

LAVANDULA x heterophylla 'Goodwin Creek Grey', Lavender LAVANDULA x heterophylla 'Goodwin Creek Grey'
Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, pot & cut flower plant. Compact habit with indented leaf margins & hairy silvery-grey lavender scented foliage. Developed in Oregon. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: summer. Color: purplish-blue. Ht: 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z7. (L. dentata x L. lanata)

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Alba'
Lavandin, Hedge Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Has fragrant foliage and flowers. Vigorous grower. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Dilly Dilly'
Lavandin, Hedge Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Fragrant silver-gray foliage with large, extremely fragrant violet-blue flower spikes. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Foliage height: 12 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5-9.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Dutch'
Dutch Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking and potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: deep purple. Height: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

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