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Staff Favorite:

Cynthia Rees

"This plant is KILLER in the garden! A pollinator magnet, Lavender 'Phenomenal' is covered in honeybees in the summer -- it buzzes with action when the flowers are in bloom."

— Cynthia

Lavandula x intermedia 'Phenomenal (US PP24,193)'

  • Lavender 'Phenomenal' is a hardy lavender developed and introduced by Peace Tree Farm in 2012.
  • Named a 'Must-Grow Perennial' for 2013 by Better Homes & Gardens.

With over 30 years of herb and vegetable growing experience, Peace Tree Farm has never seen a lavender as excellent a performer as 'Phenomenal'.

One of the hardiest lavenders seen throughout Europe and the United States, 'Phenomenal' has exceptional winter survival, as it does not have the winter die back that other varieties like Munstead and Hidcote commonly demonstrate.

Lavender 'Phenomenal' has also shown tolerance to extreme heat and humidity, and is resistant to common root and foliar diseases.

Most commonly popular for its silvery foliage and consistent growth with uniform, mounding habit, 'Phenomenal' has an elegant flower presentation and fragrance, perfect for fresh and dried arrangements and oil uses.

Both ornamental and edible, Lavender 'Phenomenal' is a deer-proof variety that can be enjoyed in the garden and in the home year-round.

Height: 24-32 in

Spread: 24-32 in

USDA Zone: 5-10

Color: Lavender

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Butterflies


  • Culinary
  • Fragrant
  • Edging
  • Florist Flowering
  • Mass Planting
  • Focal Point
  • Dried Flower
  • Medicinal
  • Great Foliage
  • Evergreen
  • Cut Flower

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)
  • Thriller (focal point)

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Squirrel Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Silver

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Fall

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others

Great Companion Plants