Otto Quast Spanish Lavender, Lavandula stoechas 'Otto Quast', is a showy and fragrant shrub with gorgeous gray-green foliage. The thick purple blooms will begin to appear above the foliage in spring and last through early summer. Easily cut back spent blooms and continue to enjoy the beauty of its foliage for the rest of the growing season. Otto Quast Spanish Lavender is best grown in sun as a border, container or rock garden plant. It will fill in nicely and can be used as a transition plant in beds and gardens, even near the seacoast.