Lavandula stoechas 'Helmsdale'

Slow growing, compact shrub to about 80 cm tall. Flower spikes deep burgundy-purple, the bracts smaller than those of the other New Zealand cultivars, L. 'Avonview' and L. 'Marshwood'.

Bred at Marshwood Gardens, Southland, New Zealand. PVJ 9(4)55.

Created by: Rob Cross

Updated by: Rob Cross, February 2018

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Lamiaceae
genus        Lavandula L.
species         Lavandula stoechas L.