Common name: Lavender, True Lavender, Garden Lavender, Common Lavender, Narrow-leaved Lavender
Origin: Mediterranean Europe
Height at maturity: 1 meter
Plant type: aromatic shrub
Flowering: spring and summer
Flower color: purple
Type of soil: poor, dry, sandy, stony, garden soil, draining
Watering: little to normal
Use: pot, garden, terrace, veranda, open ground,…
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Storage of seeds: 4 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
Lavender is a bushy shrub that can reach 1 m in height. The leaves, linear and grey-green in color, have a length varying between 3 and 5 cm. When flowering in spring and summer, the plant develops long, unbranched peduncles ending in spikes that vary in color from pale mauve to violet.
Fragrant, it exhales a fine and strong smell at the same time, it perfumes very pleasantly the garden as the house.
Lavender has many applications. It is for example used in perfumery. Its essential oil has many virtues in aromatherapy.