Lavender English Tall  HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lavender English Tall HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lavandula angustifolia (vera)

Item #1156

Perennial. This is the tall, old fashioned, wonderfully fragrant lavender; an extremely valuable and easy to use household herb, an important ingredient in bathroom, closet and drawer sachets and potpourris, an excellent cut and dried flower for arrangements, and a most useful component of innumerable craft projects. Drought tolerant; perfect for rock gardens, or as a short hedge. Perennial to USDA zone 5, otherwise treated as an annual.

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Full sun

Blooms early summer until fall

2' - 3' tall

Days to Emerge:
21 - 35

Seed Depth:
Surface to 1/8"

Seed Spacing:
A group of
8 seeds
every 15" - 18"

When 1" tall,
thin to 1
every 15" - 18"

When to sow outside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked, or late fall in any climate. Germination is aided by cold treatment period that occurs during the winter.

When to start inside: 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost. Transplant seedlings after average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Seeds sprout better after stratification - a moist/cold treatment. Instructions inside packet.

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