Slow growing shrub, mostly clumpy and low-growing but may become a large plant to 1 m or so tall in suitable conditions. Leaves to 5 cm long and over 1 cm wide, covered with layer of white hair; margin hardly rolled under. Flower spike mostly 5-9 cm long; bracts 4-8 mm long, linear to lanceolate, as long as or longer than the calyx, upper tooth with an elliptic projection. Calyx 8-veined. Petals to about 1 cm long, lilac; Dec-Jan.
Montane S Spain
Source: (2002). Lavandula. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.