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
(Lavandula angustifolia) (aka True Lavender) Western Mediterranean native. Essential herb with grey-green clustered foliage and short spikes of violet-blue flowers. Highly valued for cutting, drying, and the aromatic fragrance and essential oils it produces. Plants grow 12-20" tall. Perennial in zones 5-9.
Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 15-45 Days
Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions- Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Success is greatly improved if seeds are placed with soil into a plastic bag and refrigerated for 4-6 weeks. Once removed from refrigeration, place in an area that is between 55- 65°F. Plant out after the danger of frost has passed in late spring. Prefers well-drained, somewhat poor soil and is tolerant of drought.