New Plants & Recent Introductions

Welcome to the page which informs you of what is happening at Lavender Innovationz in the way of new plants.

 

Violet Intrigue (LAVANG 21) - Landscaping Ornamental

LAVANG 21 or its commercial name Lavandula angustifolia 'Violet Intrigue' is a very striking ornamental lavender growing anywhere from 50-70cm depending on how one prunes it.

Flower stems are held upright, almost vertical, creating a vase-like impression and are topped with spikes of bright violet flowers. When in flower, this plant cannot be missed. Once started, flowering will continue through to the first frosts.

Suitable as a cut fresh or dried flower, ornamental or hedging plant, 'Violet Intrigue' is sure to impress. Planted en masse or down a driveway, 'Violet Intrigue' makes both a bold and welcoming statement. A sweet fragrance has led to investigation into its essential oil potential and initial testing is most promising at this experimental stage.

Within New Zealand 'Violet Intrigue' is available from Lavender Innovatioz Ltd. and Manakau Village Nurseries.

 

MINIATURE LAVENDERS

Lavenite Petite
A cute, little bush with upright stems bearing bright violet flower spikes and a very perky attitude. It makes a great potted plant or ornamental and is wonderful as a low growing hedge or en masse at the front of the border.

Lavenite Petite bush

Lavenite Petite spike

Coconut Ice
A small, rounded bush with unusual coloured flower spikes, both pink and white on the same head. And for confectionery lovers, it is named after coconut ice a delicious pink and white, yummy coconut fudge type thing. Also makes a nice hedge or ornamental. Smells nice too.

Coconut Ice bush

Coconut Ice spike

 

All three plants were raised at Lavender Downs. They are protected in most countries and are available through approved nursery outlets.

 

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