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Lavandula  stoechas L.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Lavandula  stoechas L. 
SynonymsLavandula approximata Gand.
 Lavandula corsica Gand.
 Lavandula incana Salisb.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
steppes
Altitude0-700m
Description leaves 1-4cm long, linear to oblong-lanceolate, grey tomentose, flowers in thick spike, apically with tuft of conspicuous purple bracts
Size20-25cm
Colordark purple
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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