Herb, Lavender, English
- Perennial plant in zones 5-9
- Plants grow to 12-20 inches
- Short spikes of violet-blue flowers
- Good for cutting, drying, and essential oils
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
Herb, Lavender, English Description
Lavender is native to most of Europe, eastern Africa, and southwest Asia. The flowers and leaves have been used to scent soaps and perfumes for many centuries and it has also been used as a medicinal herb.
Learn to Grow it
You can sow seeds indoors or directly into the soil in mild areas starting around mid-spring.
Space your plants or seeds 6-8 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds 1/4-3/4 in. deep.
This is a "cut-and-come-again" plant so you can harvest leaves as they mature. Keep the leaves well watered and cool.
Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.