Lavender landscaping plants are perennial shrubs that grows between 1 and 3 feet high and 2 to 4 feet in diameter. It produces violet and pink flowers that bloom during summer. Most varieties of lavender landscaping plants are evergreen, and produce a fragrant aroma. Lavender landscaping plants has a noninvasive growth habit and drought tolerance. Lavender landscaping plants stays attractive through cool winters and thrives on hot summers in full sun. Just as its flowers fade or are harvested, its gray-green or bluish foliage gets a second wind of energy, filling out the plant through cool winter weather. Over 200 varieties of lavender decorate landscapes and populate agricultural fields, but most cultivars chosen for home landscapes are one of just a few species. Lavender flowers come in white, blue and yellow, in addition to the better-known shades of purple.
Lavender set in rows along walkways will release a sweet scent as people walk by. Big Spanish lavender landscaping plants make a thick hedge by themselves or with deep pink or mauve shrub roses on property lines or along porches and patios. After all, lavender landscaping plants have been beloved plants throughout their long history of cultivation and their timeless beauty is easily adaptable to changing landscaping fashions.