Shrubs: French Lavender in the Virtual Garden Tour at the Ohlone College Newark Center
French Lavender (Lavandula pedunculata)
- Perennial with fuzzy gray leaves and spikes of purple or, more rarely, pinkish or white flowers on tall leafless stems
- Native to the Mediterranean region and introduced to Australia
- Drought-tolerant. Used commercially and medicinally, particularly as an insect repellent.