English lavender, Lavandula vera, Lavandula officinalis, Old English lavender, Lavandula angustifolia ‘Vera’, Lavandula ‘Vera’
L. angustifolia – L. angustifolia is a bushy, compact evergreen shrub with narrow, grey-green leaves. In summer it bears spikes of fragrant, deep blue-purple flowers.
The flowers are highly scented. Good for drying.
Blue, Grey in Summer
Grey-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Lavandula angustifolia (English lavender) will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.8m after 2-5 years.
Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flavouring food and drinks, Garden edging, Gravel, Mediterranean, Wildlife
Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Does best in a sheltered position.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
South, East, West