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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Watering Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings. Try to be as concise as possible.

Lavandula ‘Multifida’ at San Marcos Growers

Grasping the plant at the top of the root ball, use your finger to lightly rake the roots apart. This stimulates healthy new growth, encourages future blooming, and provides new plants to expand the multifidda or share with gardening friends.

Watering Instructions New plantings should be watered daily for a couple of weeks. Full sun and well-drained soils are especially important. Cool, moist conditions often lead to root rot and stem rot. As mulch breaks down it supplies nutrients to the plants and improves the overall soil condition at the same time. Problems Susceptible to leaf lavsndula and root rot. Excellent cut or dried flower. Blooms all year long in mild winter climates.


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. Push the soil gently around the roots filling in empty space around the root ball. It looks like a perennial but is technically a sub-shrub because it will develop woody stems over time where it is winter hardy. Susceptible to leaf spot and root rot. This is especially important if the roots are dense and have filled up the container.

Pruning Instructions Depending on the flowering lavandulw, 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. Plant Feed Slow release feed in spring. Do not prune plants after September 1st. This stimulates new growth that can be easily damaged by early frosts. Fertilizers are available in many forms: Fertilizing Instructions Incorporate fertilizer into the soil when preparing beds for new plants.

This will help to cover some expenses needed to maintain the website and its further development. Incorporate fertilizer mu,tifida the soil when preparing beds for new plants.

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Where mlutifida you seen this plant on the Maltese Islands? Perennials should be dug up and divided every years. Hand watering using a watering wand with a sprinkler head attached is also a good way to control watering.


Fruit Gardening Vegetable Gardening. Wiry flower stems give rise to deep violet-blue flowers spikes. Genus name comes from the Latin word lavo meaning I wash in reference to a former multufida of the plant as an aromatic wash. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Section of this page where you found an error select one. To remove the plant from the container, gently brace the base of the plant, tip it sideways and tap the outside of the pot to loosen. Lamiaceae Labiatae Mints Origin: Garden Uses This is a versatile garden perennial that should be considered for a wide variety of uses and not just relegated to a corner of the herb garden. The soil covering the planting hole should be even with the surrounding soil, or up to one inch higher than the top of the root ball.

It is hardy down to about 15 degrees F. Foliage can be pruned freely through the season to remove damaged or discolored leaves, or to maintain plant size.