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Lavender

    

LAVENDER

Lavandula angustifolia cv.

MUNSTEAD LAVENDER                                               FRENCH LAVENDER 

Description:

Not typically used as culinary lavender. Grows quickly, and blooms from spring to frost, and has a nice clean smell.

Growth:

To height of 3’

Light:

Full sun

Hardiness:

Perennial in zones 8-11

Uses:

Dried Flower, Fragrant Ornamental

Suggestions:

Makes a fragrant dried flower. Often used in potpourri.

Description:

Full of rich sweet flavor and especially nice when used with sweets. Pick when just opened and not when starting to turn brown. It is best to only eat the flower petals. Lavender flowers can be used fresh, frozen, or dried.

Growth:

To height of 2’

Light:

Full sun

Hardiness:

Perennial in zones 5-11

Uses:

Butterfly attractant, Culinary, Fragrant Ornamental, Dried Flowers

Suggestions:

Add to any sugar or butter cookie recipes, or any pound or white cake recipe. Good for butter and cream cheese recipes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROSSO LAVENDER 

Description:

Bright green flower stems atop gray foliage with purple flower heads. Prune after it blooms in summer or fall.

Growth:

To height of 2’

Light:

Full sun

Hardiness:

Perennial in zones 5-11

Uses:

Dried Flower, Fragrant Ornamental, Culinary

Suggestions:

Makes a fragrant dried flower. Often used in potpourri. Can be incorporated into an herbal aftershave lotion.

 

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