Spanish Lavender - Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas) varieties offer a totally different look than their cousins. The flower heads are often shorter but topped with attractive bracts that look like large petals.
20 Favorite perennials- Sunset Mag-English lavender is the most fragrant, but Spanish lavender’s deep purple “rabbit ears” stand out. compact form Lavandula angustifolia ‘Thumbelina Leigh’ from High Country Gardens. It stays 12 to 15 inches tall.
Willow Vale lavender is a vigorous, upright, evergreen shrub with narrow, yellow green leaves. In summer it bears dense spikes of deep violet flowers with reddish purple bracts. The flowers are highly scented and good for drying.