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Lavender Spice
LAVENDER SPICE
Poliomintha maderensis

This beautiful shrub is a great ornamental addition to aromatic gardens and xeriscapes. With a similar scent to oregano, this shrub's leaves are even used as an oregano substitute. Plant in partial shade in extremely hot environments.

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GARDENING BASICS
Type: Shrubs
Hardiness: 20˚F
Water: Low/Medium
Sun Exposure: Full, Partial
GROWTH
Growth Rate: Moderate
Average Size: 3’ H × 3’ W
Coverage: 7 square feet
FOLIAGE
Foliage Type: Evergreen, Semi-evergreen
Foliage Color: Green
FLOWERS & FRUITS
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Season: Spring to Fall
Fruit: Seed capsule
MORE COMMENTS
Thorns: No
Allergies: Unknown
Evergreen above 30˚F. Attracts pollinators. Mid-winter or after last freeze, prune to shape, trimming away winter damage. If badly damaged by freezing, cut it to the ground and allow to regrow. Blooms appear on current season's growth.