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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Features Vigorous, sprawling plant with finely divided, silvery green foliage. 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. New plantings should be watered daily for a couple of weeks to get them well established.
Please note that all images are copyright of the author. Cultivated for agricultural or horticultural purposes but can be found in the wild as an escapee.
Cool, moist conditions often lead to root rot and stem rot. After researching this issue and discussion with other Lavender growers it became clear that this plant is a hybrid and so we began calling this plant ‘Multifida’.
Genus name comes from the Latin word lavo meaning I wash in reference to a former use of the plant as an aromatic wash. Full sun to part shade.
Wild Plants of Malta & Gozo – Plant: Lavandula multifida (Fern-leaved Lavender)
Good selection for edging along walks or paths. To check for soil moisture, use your finger or a small trowel to dig in and examine the soil.
Leave the entire plant for the winter and cut it back to the ground in early spring, just before new growth starts. Rotate the container multifidx continue to tap, loosening the soil until the plant pulls smoothly from the pot.
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Problems Susceptible to leaf spot and root rot. Do not prune plants after September 1st. Low Water Needs Winter Hardiness: As mulch breaks down it supplies nutrients lwvandula the plants and improves the overall soil condition at the same time. Moist foliage encourages disease and mold that can weaken or damage plants. Where have you seen this plant on the Maltese Islands?
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. Submit further info on this species. Flowers bloom throughout the year in warm winter locations. Does best in light, well-drained soil. It is hardy down to about 15 multifjda F.
Seeds of wild plants for sale for studies, trials, research, or personal use. Deep purple blue flowers and gray-green leaves provide ornamental color and contrast to the perennial oavandula front, rock garden, cottage garden, herb garden or scented garden.
New plantings should be watered daily for a couple of weeks. Set the plant in the hole. Kindly consider support this website by giving a small donation. Watering Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings. Plants lavvandula protection will not survive winter if temperatures dip below 20 degrees F.
The flowers of this lavender are not recommended for human consumption. The true species Lavandula multifida is a smaller plant with coarser foliage and blue flowers.
Please report only Maltese locations for plants that indicated as rare or very rare lsvandula to the Nomenclature section. Organic ingredients improve drainage, add nutrients, and encourage earthworms and other organisms that help keep soil healthy. Multfiida drainage is particularly import in winter. After that, depending on the weather and soil type, watering may be adjusted to every two or three days.
Only applies for rare plants.