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Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'
Lavender 'Munstead' is a compact, early-blooming variety with lavender-blue flowers and silvery blue-green foliage. The flowers and foliage are very fragrant, and the plants have a naturally rounded habit. Lavender 'Munstead' makes a wonderful cut or dried flower. It also has culinary and medicinal uses. In the garden, the flowers attract butterflies and beneficial insects. The compact plants make a fine hedge when spaced 15" apart. It can even be grown in containers.
Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead' is a popular heirloom variety developed by the famous British gardener, Gertrude Jekyll, and named for her home, Munstead Wood. It was introduced during World War I.
Also known as English lavender. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 5-10. For another variety, see Lavender 'Vera'.
Sowing Lavender 'Munstead' Seeds
Start seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover with soil, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Full sun. Well-drained soil. Spacing 18".
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