Lavandula angustifolia, aka 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
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).
LAVANCE PURPLE English Lavender
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.
VINCENZA BLUE English Lavender
Fragrant, free flowering, heat and drought tolerant. Plants bloom the first year, flowering throughout the summer. Vincenza Blue's large, deep blue flower spikes and fragrant foliage make it an excellent choice for patio containers.
Because plants bloom uniformly, mass plantings of Vincenza Blue Lavender are stunning. Plants grow 16-18 inches tall. Winter hardy to zone 5.
HIDCOTE SUPERIOR English Lavender
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, Goblin gayfeather, and Blue Glow globe thistle.
MINI BLUE English Lavender
Compact, rounded, and heavy blooming, these 10 to 12 inch tall perennials have scented silvery-green foliage with deep violet-blue flowers.
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 PURPLE English Lavender
Intense purple-blue flowers, extremely free blooming. A Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner (Europe's top prize).
ELLAGANCE PINK English Lavender
ELLAGANCE SKY English Lavender
Soft violet-blue flowers on long, dense spikes. A Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner.
ELLAGANCE ICE English Lavender
Long, dense white flower spikes.
MUNSTEAD English Lavender
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.
PURPLE RIBBON Spanish Lavender Lavandula stoechas
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.