Xeriscape Demonstration Garden
Hyptis emoryi-Desert Lavender
Durable desert shrub 6-10' tall
x 6-12' wide. Grey foliage contrasts well with clusters of violet-purple
flowers spring thru winter. Can exist on rainfall alone butwill accept supplemental water to speed up growth.Slightly frost tender.Leaves are powder gray.Full sun & heat tolerant.Drought resistant.May
need to be sheared to maintain compact habit.Native to hot dry slopes to 3000' in low &
intermediate areas Sonoran desert.Upright grower.Well
for winter.Zone 8.