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Find help & information on Lavandula multifida Egyptian lavender from the RHS. Lavandula multifida is native to the northwestern region of the Mediterranean Sea, where temperatures are mild and growing conditions arid. It is technically a . Lavandula multifida. Lavandula multifida. Common Name: Fernleaf Lavender. Growth Rate: Fast. Exposure: Full sun. Water Needs.

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Corrections for mistakes and errors in this plant profile. Many nurseries call this plant Lavandula pinnata but we grow a true species of L. Your email address is only for internal communication. GPS co-ordinates are also welcomed! Fertilizing Instructions Incorporate fertilizer into the soil when preparing beds for new plants.

Prune to shape in spring after new leaves appear. Leave the entire plant for the winter and cut it back to the ground in early spring, just before new growth starts. If the garden area is large, and a sprinkler is necessary, try to water in the morning so that plant foliage has time to dry through the day.

The flowers of this lavender are not recommended for human consumption. Please bear in mind how much hard work such a large and up-to-date website about the flora of Malta requires. New plantings should be watered daily for a couple of weeks. Missouri Botanical Garden Shaw Blvd. Fruit Gardening Vegetable Gardening.

Culture Winter hardy to USDA Zones where it is typically grown in average, alkaline, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Incorporate fertilizer into the soil when multifid beds for new plants.


This description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. Blooms all year long in mild winter climates. Section of this page where you found an error select one.

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Buying images for your projects will support this website. Watering Instructions New plantings should be multifiad daily for a couple of weeks. Search by size, origins, color, cultural needs, etc. Established plants should be fed in early spring, then again halfway through the growing season. Different plants have different water needs.

Herb garden plants can be used in a variety of ways including 1 add leaves as flavoring to food dishes, 2 oil from stems and leaves has anti-septic properties external applications to wounds, bruises, and insect bites3 dried flowers may be added to drawers of clothing as insect repellants, and 4 potpourris. Full sun and well-drained soils are especially important.

Perennials should be dug up and divided every years. Pruning Instructions Depending on the flowering habit, snip off faded blooms individually, or wait until the blooming period is over and remove entire flower stalk down to the base of the plant. Some plants prefer staying on the dry side, others, like to be consistently moist. Prices reasonable and rated differently according size and resolution. This stimulates healthy new growth, encourages future blooming, and provides new plants to expand the garden or share with gardening friends.

Can be particularly effective when massed. Published date of profile: Grasping the plant at the top of the root ball, use your finger to lightly rake the roots apart. Lavandula ‘Multifida’ California Lavender – This is an open 3 foot tall evergreen shrub with gray-green leaves that are deeply lobed.


Multkfida the plant label laandula suggested spacing and the mature height of the plant. Try to be as concise as possible.

Fernleaf Lavender (Lavandula multifida ‘Spanish Eyes’) in the Lavenders Database –

Plant Search Advanced Search Search. Moist foliage encourages disease and mold that can weaken or damage plants.

Pruning stimulates tender new growth that will damage easily when the first frosts arrive. Basionym or principal synonyms: Good selection for edging along walks or paths.

Watering Allow soil to dry between lavandjla waterings. Vigorous, sprawling plant with finely divided, silvery green foliage. Back to Previous Page. Plants without protection will not survive winter if temperatures dip below 20 degrees F. Lamiaceae Labiatae Mints Origin: Add organic matter such as manure, peat moss or garden compost until the soil is loose and easy to work.

It is best to grow this lavender in sheltered locations with a good winter mulch in Zone 8. Where have you seen this plant on the Maltese Islands?

Lavandula multifida – Wikipedia

Remove faded flowers to promote continued bloom and maintain plant appearance. Flowers bloom throughout the year in warm winter locations. Susceptible to leaf spot and root rot.