Lavandula angustifolia, a.k.a. L. vera, L. stoechas
- Lavender flowers attract bees and butterflies.
- Leaves and flowers are fragrant.
- Cut flowers for fresh or dried flower arrangements.
- Plants are drought tolerant and deer resistant.
BLUE SCENT English Lavender Seeds
Vigorous, branching, 12-16 inch plants bloom the first year, and with a denser growth habit than most lavenders. Long-blooming, the fragrant deep violet-blue flowers appear on long stems from late spring through summer. Winter hardy to -17° F. (USDA zone 5b).
VINCENZA BLUE English Lavender Seeds
Fragrant, free flowering, heat and drought tolerant. Plants bloom the first year, flowering throughout the summer. Large, deep blue flower spikes and fragrant foliage make Vincenza an excellent choice for patio containers; and because plants bloom uniformly mass plantings are stunning. Grows 16-18 inches tall. Winter hardy to zone 5.
HIDCOTE SUPERIOR English Lavender Seeds
Compact, heavy blooming 16 inch tall perennial, scented silver-gray leaves, fragrant, deep violet blue summer flowers. Small hedge or edging plant, use for color and aroma in containers. 'Hidcote Superior' is more consistent in size and color than 'Hidcote Blue.' Winter hardy to zone 5. Grow with 'Tango' Agastache seeds, Bronze Fennel seeds, 'Goblin' Gayfeather seeds, and 'Blue Glow' Globe Thistle seeds.
MINI BLUE English Lavender Seeds
Compact, rounded, and heavy blooming, these 10 to 12 inch tall perennials have scented silvery-green foliage with deep violet-blue flowers.
LAVANCE PURPLE English Lavender Seeds
Dwarf, bushy, well-branched 12 inch plants, covered in masses of fragrant, intensely colored, purple-blue flowers all summer long. Evergreen silvery-green foliage. Blooms the first year from seed. Flower spikes are excellent for cutting, one of best lavenders for drying. Lavance Purple produces superb perfumes and potpourris. Use in containers, on dry slopes, for edging, or in mixed borders. Winter Hardy to zone 5.
Seed is tuned, for fast, even germination. For best results plant seeds within 3-4 months of purchase.
MUNSTEAD English Lavender Seeds
This compact, bushy 18 inch perennial produces huge amounts of fragrant lavender-blue flowers, often in the first year. It is an outstanding variety for drying. Winter hardy to zone 6.
ELLAGANCE SERIES English Lavender Seeds
These sensational new lavenders bloom the first year, show incredible uniformity and produce scads of fragrant flower spikes from July to September. Butterflies love them! The compact, bushy, branching plants grow to 12-14 inches tall and are dynamite in containers or borders. Winter hardy to zone 5.
ELLAGANCE SKY English Lavender Seeds
Soft violet-blue flowers on long, dense spikes. A Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner.
ELLAGANCE PURPLE English Lavender Seeds
Intense purple-blue flowers, extremely free blooming. A Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner (Europe's top prize).
PURPLE RIBBON Spanish Lavender Seeds
2-3 foot tall plants with narrow gray-green leaves are topped with violet-purple summer flowers. Super easy to grow, Purple Ribbon is among the most beautiful of all lavenders. Self-sows. Winter hardy to zone 7.
How to Plant LAVENDER Seeds
Sow seed in clean cell packs or flats, use a packaged sterilized soilless mix. Seedlings could dampen-off otherwise. Press seed into soil. Do not cover, needs light to germinate. Do not use a humidity dome. Kept at 65° F., germination is in 2-3 weeks. Transplant into the garden 12-18 inches apart.