Lavandula angustifolia 16-18" tall. Considered the hardiest lavender with light lavender flowers. Sweet-scented flower spikes extend above aromatic silvery-green lanceolate leaves.
Blooms all summer. Makes a nice border, rockery, slope or specimen plant. Compact habit lends itself to edging walkways.
Traditionally used to calm nervous excitability and relieve muscle tension.
Plant 12-24" apart in full sun, in moist well-drained soil. Mulch to prevent winter heaving. Z4. (bare-root crowns)
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These plants have long histories of traditional medicinal use. It’s up to you to educate yourself about the safety and efficacy of using plants for medicinal purposes. The statements in our catalog regarding traditional medicinal uses of plants have not been evaluated by the FDA. The plants we sell are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Plants may take a year or more to establish before they flower; roots often take several years to reach harvestable maturity.
When you receive your order, open the bags and check the stock. Roots and crowns should be firm and pliable. If they are slightly dry, add a little water or, if they are going to be potted up soon, wet the roots. Generally, a little surface mold is harmless and will not affect the plant’s future performance. If you cannot pot them up immediately, store them in a cool (35–40°) location for a short time.
Do not plant bare-root perennial plant crowns directly outdoors.
Pot up the rootstock using well-drained potting mix in a deep 6" pot or a 1-gallon container. Avoid coiling the roots in under-sized containers. Grow newly potted perennials for a few weeks in a protected location in indirect light at 50–60°. Wet and/or cold conditions for an extended period may cause rotting. Transplant outside once they show some top growth and the danger of frost has passed.