‘Meerlo’ Lavender

Lavandula allardii 'Meerlo' PP25559 Home » The Collection » ‘Meerlo’ Lavender allardii are the most heat, humidity, and water-wise lavenders we grow. These vigorous plants hold their beautifully variegated and highly fragrant foliage, and sport pale blue flowers in summer. Dry leaves for sachets and moth repellent.
‘Meerlo’ Lavender
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Feature Brightly variegated, highly fragrant foliage
USDA Zones Hardy to 23° USDA Zones 9-10
Sunset Zones Perennial in 15,16,17, 19-24
Special Features Aromatic, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Heat Tolerance, Variegated Foliage, Water-wise
Landscape Use Border, Container, Garden Bed, Hedge
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season Summer
Dimensions 24-36" H x 24-30" W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Low Water Once Established/Water-wise
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Little to none
Pruning Can cut back by 1/3 after first flower to keep compact

Planting Instructions

  • plant in Full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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