Plant Height: 18”- 24” or 46cm - 61cm Tall
180 days. Perennial. Ornamental silver-green leaves and a dark-lilac flower spike makes a nice, bushy, shrub-like house plant. Hardier than Spica variety.
It can be a challenge to germinate lavender seeds. It requires persistence and a little patience. Germination is 4-6 weeks, depending upon growing conditions.
Seed planting instructions are included.
Known as the "Queen of the Scented Garden", Lavender is highly valued for cutting, drying and essential oils. The Romans used lavenders to wash. The name lavender is, in fact, derived from the Latin word "lavare" which means "to wash"
English Lavender gets its name from its beginnings in the England's lavender oil industry in the 1700s. English Lavender is now the most popular garden lavender in North America and it is also referred to as "true" lavender.
Due to its great xeric qualities, Lavender has gained great popularity in the 20th century as a landscaping plant. Lavender, along with herbs such as sage, rosemary and oregano, belongs to the mint family.
Lavender flowers have been extensively used in herbalism for their medicinal properties and for their yield of lavender oil, a highly effective essential oil with very sweet overtones. Lavender is also prized in beauty products for its light floral scent and it is commonly used it in cosmetics, perfumes, salves, soaps, shampoos, and sachets for scenting clothes.
Lavender has many other uses including: baking, aromatherapy, drying, cutting, insecticides, depression, anxiety, snake bites, and insomnia.
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