Lavender is a perennial flowering plant. Known for it’s bluish-purple flowers above slender, aromatic, grey-green leaves. Widely used in cooking for soups, stews and salads or it’s fresh or dried flowers are used to make tea. The fresh flowers can be crystallized or added to james and ice cream.
Appearance: Bluish-purple flowers
Latin Name: Lavandula officinalis
Name: Lavender Munstead Blue
Variety: Fragrant flower
Quantity: 200 seeds
Plant size: Height 45cm, width 60cm
Container size: Height 30cm, width 30cm
Sowing: Indoor March-April, Outdoors April-June
Timing: Germination 20-40 days, harvesting 90-120 days
Spacing: When sowing 3-5cm, when transplanting 20-30cm
Growing: Full sun, regular, allow to dry out, well-drained, fertile and moist soil, addition of fertilizer is not necessary
Caring: Lavender seeds are slow to germinate and will require warm temperatures.
Supporting: Attracts bees, butterflies and birds
Pests: It is said to repel mice
Harvesting: Cut back the stalks after the flowers have faded. Leave the foliage over winter and trim back in April, taking care not to cut into old wood
Medicinal: Lavender has many health benefits such as reducing anxiety and improving sleep
Eating: Lavender can be used in sweets as infused sugar, or in meals, lightly toasted
Companion plant: Thyme, oregano, nepeta, borage, chamomile, nigella
All seeds come in robust packaging with seeding/growing instructions.