Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead' is a compact, early-blooming variety with lavender-blue flowers and silvery blue-green foliage with a naturally rounded habit. The compact plants make a fine hedge when spaced 15" apart.
height 15" spacing 18"
Lavandula angustifolia Seeds
Lavandula angustifolia is a shrubby, evergreen perennial that blooms in midsummer. The flowers and foliage are highly fragrant. Hardy in zones 5-9.
Sowing English Lavender Seeds
Start lavender seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Full sun. Well-drained soil.
Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'
115 seeds $2.50
photo by Emmis Oure
Lavandula angustifolia 'Vera'
350 seeds $2.25
Lavender 'Vera' is great for cutting or potpourri. It's the best variety for culinary, cosmetic and aromatherapy uses. It is drought tolerant, thriving in poor, well-drained soil. Prune it back in late summer after the flowers fade. Deer resistant.
height 20" spacing 24"
Lavender 'Lady' can be grown as a short hedge by spacing the plants 10" apart. It's also nice in containers or the rock garden. All-America Selections winner.
height 16" spacing 15"
Lavandula angustifolia 'Lady'
50 seeds $2.50