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Lavendar Fireworks Garden
Natchez Crape Myrtle
Maiden Grass
Azure Sage
Provence Blue Lavandin
Feather Reed Grass
Natchez Crape Myrtle

Common name:Natchez Crape Myrtle
Botanical name:Lagerstroemia 'Natchez'

This Crape Myrtle hybrid is a tall arching tree which grows to 30' tall and 12' wide. It blooms with white flowers in the summer; leaves turn orange-red in fall. It is mildew-resistant and does well in areas with hot summers. Crape myrtles bloom on new wood so prune in winter/early spring to increase flowering.

Maiden Grass

Common name:Maiden Grass
Botanical name:Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

The 'Gracillimus' is a taller variety, often growing to 6-8' tall with delicate feathery plumes and very thin graceful leaves. It should receive sun to part shade, and average to little summer watering. -Monterey Bay Nursery M

Azure Sage

Common name:Azure Sage
Botanical name:Perovskia atriplicifolia

This broad perennial will grow 3-6' tall and has small, gray/green leaves with blue/violet flowers that bloom in the summer.

Provence Blue Lavandin

Common name:Provence Blue Lavandin
Botanical name:Lavandula X intermedia 'Provence'

With tall 24"-30" stems, 'Provence' has true, lavender colored flowers that are fragrant and excellent for cutting. It flowers in early June and has large, gray green leaves.

Feather Reed Grass

Common name:Feather Reed Grass
Botanical name:Calamagrostis acu. stricta

This ornamental perennial grass grows 4-6' tall x 1-1.5' wide and has semi-evergreen foliage that is green in spring and summer and turns green/brown in fall. The flowers bloom in mid June and emerge a light green but quickly turn to pink/purple.

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Lavendar Fireworks Garden

Photographer: C1 Lafayete

Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Integrated Pest Management:

Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.