Shrub to about 1 m tall. Leaves green and generally sticky with glandular hairs. Flower spike with a stalk about as long as spike or longer; intermittent through the year; fragrance of pine and lavender. Upper bracts green, to 2 cm long. Calyx about 5 mm long, upper tooth with a projection. Petals greenish white or white, about 5-8 mm long including tube.
SW Spain, S Portugal, Madeira
A species that seeds readily but has as yet shown no tendency to become an environmental weed.
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.