Beloved, unique fragrance from both leaves and flowers.
Used in sachets, potpourri, and cooking.
Medicinal uses range from headaches and depression to insect repellant.Great in a relaxing bath. Germination is slow-give it warm, very well drained soil and be patient.
BOTANICAL NAME: Lavandula angustifolia
Lavandula angustifolia, formerly known as lavender vera. Sow outdoors in late fall or early spring. Indoors, place in moistened medium in the refrigerator for 4-6 weeks, followed by germination at a temperature within the growing medium of 70F. Plant out ina sunny, well-drained place. Drought-resistant and doesn't need high fertility-dryer, leaner soil will yield more fragrant plants. Harvest flowers when ¼ to ½ of the flowers are open. Grows 3' high, 3' wide.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION:
Perennial/Zones 5-9/Height 3'/Spacing 18"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Bee Friendly