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Aren't these graceful violet-blue flowers, shimmering in the summer sunlight, attractive when combined with the undulating creamy tan grass fountains? On display in summer, this low maintenance ensemble, on display at Chanticleer Garden, has been realized with Lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia) and the stunning Mexican Feather Grass (Nassella tenuissima or Stipa tenuissima). They both present quite an impressive show in the garden!

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Hardiness 7 – 8
Heat Zones 7 – 8
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Butterflies
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Mediterranean Garden , Prairie and Meadow

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Lavandula - Lavenders Great Plant Combination Ideas with Stipa - Feather Grasses


While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Hardiness 7 – 8
Heat Zones 7 – 8
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Butterflies
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Mediterranean Garden , Prairie and Meadow

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Lavandula - Lavenders Great Plant Combination Ideas with Stipa - Feather Grasses


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