meerlo lavender container


Lavandula allardii 'Meerlo' PP25559

Lavender allardii are known for their heat tolerance and their water-wise nature. These vigorous plants hold their beautifully variegated and highly fragrant foliage and sport pale blue flowers in summer. Dry leaves for sachets and moth repellent.

Sunset Zones

Perennial in 9, 14–17, 19–24, annual in other zones

USDA Zones

20°F to 30°F USDA zones 9–10

‘Meerlo’ Features

Plant Dimensions

3-4' H x 2-3' W

Landscape Use

Border, Container, Garden Bed, Hedge, Low Hedge, Mass planting

Plant Type


Growth Rate



Full sun to part shade

Special Feature

Aromatic, Deer Resistant, Drought tolerance, Easy Care, Heat Tolerance, Variegated Foliage, Water-wise


Brightly variegated, highly fragrant foliage

Flowering Season


‘Meerlo’ Plant Care

Water Needs

Low Water Once Established/Water-wise


Low amount of even N-P-K prior to planting


Can cut back once actively growing in the spring


Well-drained soils

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

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