Lavender English (Lavandula Angustifolia - Vera) - Sweetly fragrant blooms and evergreen blue-green foliage! The richest in essential oils, this is one of the most aromatic Lavender plants of them all. Reaching 24 to 36 inches high, it boasts 2 1/2 inch, linear, downy leaves on strong stems. The leaves first open white, then turn a pale gray-blue-green color. Stalks of tiny purple flowers grow up to 14 inches tall. Start this beautiful herb for your garden by sowing Lavender seeds!
English Lavender herb plants are prized worldwide for the gentle and soothing therapeutic properties. Lavandula Angustifolia Vera is one of the richest in essential oils, meaning more fragrance power both fresh and dried. Fresh Lavender flowers can be crystalized and used in candies and cakes; dried flowers are used in potpourris and sachets; oils are used in creams and perfumes. And these are only some of the more common uses - imagination can create endless more!
- Season: Perennial
- USDA Zones: 6 - 9
- Height: 12 - 18 inches
- Bloom Season: Early summer to late summer
- Bloom Color: Lavender
- Environment: Full sun