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Lavandula stoechas , Spanish Lavender, Stoechas Lavender, Topped Lavender, Rabbit Ears, Papillon 

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Lavandula stoechas

Spanish Lavender, Stoechas Lavender, Topped Lavender, Rabbit Ears, Papillon
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Mediterranean
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A perennial shrub, it usually grows to 1-3 ft tall and wide. A whimsical secondary common name for this evergreen is Rabbit Ears because of the form of the blooms, which consist of barrel-shaped peduncles with two or more "rabbit ears" on top. The name Papillon (Butterfly) alludes to the same charming feature.


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