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Plants for a Small Urban Garden

Check out these plants perfect for a small garden and the planting information for each zone.

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Sarah English Lavender(11 of 15)

Lavandula angustifolia 'Sarah'

  • Profuse blue-purple flowering in spring

  • Attractive evergreen gray-blue aromatic foliage

  • Grow in full sun in all zones

  • Grow in fertile, but sharply drained soil

  • Height: 6-12 inches

  • Width:12-18 inches

Hardy in USDA zones 5-9:

  • Zones 5: Plant in spring; mulch lightly to conserve moisture; remove old flower heads and leggy growth in early spring and after flowering.

  • Zones 6: Plant in spring; mulch lightly to conserve moisture; remove old flower heads and leggy growth in early spring and after flowering.

  • Zones 7: Plant in spring; mulch lightly to conserve moisture; remove old flower heads and leggy growth in early spring and after flowering.

  • Zones 8: Plant in spring; mulch lightly to conserve moisture; remove old flower heads and leggy growth in early spring and after flowering.

  • Zones 9: Plant in spring; mulch lightly to conserve moisture; remove old flower heads and leggy growth in early spring and after flowering.

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