English Lavender, Common Lavender, True Lavender Lavandula angustifolia angustifolia - Lavandula officinalis, Lavandula delphinensis, Lavandula fragrans, Lavandula minor, Lavandula spica, Lavandula vera, Lavandula vulgaris

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Botanical Name:

Lavandula angustifolia angustifolia









Common Name:

English Lavender, Common Lavender, True Lavender

Seeds Per Pound:
4.19 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
Germination Test Type:
2-4 feet
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Crop Year:
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In Stock: 4.19 lb
  • Lavandula angustifolia ssp. angustifolia

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet (~ 75 seeds)
10 gram (~ 9532 seeds)
1 oz (~ 27024 seeds)
4 oz (~ 108095 seeds)
1 lb (~ 432380 seeds)
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in cold water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Seed needs warm temperatures after sowing to germinate (75 degrees F +).
In a Nutshell:
* Lavandula angustifolia (also Lavandula spica or Lavandula vera , common lavender , true lavender , or English lavender (though not native to England ), formerly L. officinalis ) is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae , native to the western Mediterranean region , primarily in the Pyrenees and other mountains in northern Spain . more...
* This is a versatile garden perennial that should be considered for a wide variety of uses and not just relegated to a corner of the herb garden. Lavender flowers and gray-green leaves provide mid-summer color and contrast to the perennial border front, rock garden, herb garden or scented garden. Can be particularly effective when massed. Also effective as an edger or low hedge in some areas. more...
* An evergreen Shrub growing to 4 ' tall at a slow rate.
It is hardy to zone 5. It is in leaf all year, flowers from July to September, and seeds are mature in August to October.
* Lavender can be grown as a low hedge, responding well to trimming.
* Plant produces abundant nectar which yields a light fragrant honey attractive for bees.
* Lavender has summer blooming season , an important staple for bees and other pollinators.
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov
Medicinal Comments:

Lavender flowers, known for their sweet-scented aroma, has a calming effect on the nervous system and the essential oil containing ( linalyl acetate, tannins, coumarins, flavonoids, triterpenoids) is used for muscle aches, respiratory problems, antibacterial, analgesic, cholagogue, antidepressant, anti-emetic. Lavender is used in aromatherapy, it is gentle and can be safely applied directly to the skin as an antiseptic to heal wounds. Frequently the essential oil is used commercially in soap making, perfumes, cleaning agent and food flavoring as well as an insect repellent. The responsibility for using plants medicinally is yours. We cannot assume any liability for any detrimental influences.

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