Lavandula angustifolia vera
Lavender Vera is an English Lavender and is thought to be the original. This is the true lavender!
This Lavender produces a very aromatic herb which has dark purple flowers. Excellent ornamental hedge. Used in bouquets, sachets and perfumes. The young, tender stalks are sometimes used in salads. The flowers and leaves are also edible. Known to repel moths, mosquitoes and gnats. Suitable for containers.
Compact grower makes it ideal for lining walkways, the back of the herb garden, or or for growing among roses and taller companion plants.
Deer don't like it
10-20" High x 18" Wide
Optimal growing conditions: True lavender is soil and drought tolerant but performs best in well-drained soil under full sun. Drainage is the most important factor. Another thing useful to know: Growth can be slow and soft in heavy soils, and a hardiness problem may appear. In good conditions, the growth rate is moderate.
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Grown and shipped in 3-1/2" pots
Item Name: Vera Lavender 3-1/2" pot Item Number: 9036
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