Woolly lavender. Bold perennial to 3’ with woolly leaves and a strong menthol fragrance. The felted leaves are adapted to dry conditions and dampness contributes readily to fungal diseases. For this reason exercise care in placement to assure full sun and good air circulation. In Lavender Sweet Lavender, Judyth McLeod says, “[It] thoroughly dislikes heavy rains, looking miserable as a white kitten that has been caught in a storm.” Deep-purple flowers appear on 3-4’ stalks. Also be sure to provide excellent drainage. Hardy to 10F. Spain.