Aromatherapy Benefits and Lasting Color
- Easy to grow
- Drought lover
- Adapts to many soils and climates
- Fragrant flowers
- Pest & disease resistant
Some like it hot. Lavender adores life parched and baking in the summer sun. A true English Lavender, was named for the garden of the world’s most favorite and famous garden designer, Gertrude Jekyll. Midsummer purple flowering glory you will adore for so many uses in the landscape and garden. lavender is decorative, edible and widely used in aroma therapy. Enjoy it in your plantings, cut sprigs for culinary arts and bouquets, or dry it for winter potpourri and color.
English garden perennial at home in any landscape theme. Lavender will work in beautifully where you have all day sun and very little moisture. Once established, you will find this wonderful plant begs for drought. Do be sure to give it excellent drainage, wet feet can cause problems with Lavenders. Some of the most fabulous hedges of Lavender are found baking in intensely hot soils along the edge of sidewalks, driveways and street curbs in tortuously hot climates.
Lavender is best sheared hard in spring. This keeps it dense and full to create stunning heavy purple flowering hedges that are very low. Don’t throw away leafed out clippings! Dry them and perfume the house with your own freshly made potpourri. Lavender has naturally relaxing qualities, making your clippings excellent for tossing into a hot bath or tucked inside your bed pillows for more pleasant dreams.
Enjoy the many benefits of easy to grow English Lavender in your yard. Unless it has poor drainage, or too much water, Lavender is pest free and disease resistant. It is excellent added to hot, dry container gardens, planted along the sunny patio and any other hot sun spot in your yard. You can form wonderfully artistic knot gardens or herb garden edges with this aromatic plant. It works well in the foundation planting and makes the perfect romantic border hedge on your rose garden. You can also plant Lavender as a single color and aroma specimen in prominent places.
Lavender matures to only 12” high and wide. The foliage is as fragrant as the blooms and adds a silvery green shade to your landscape or garden design. In warm climates this English Lavender is fully evergreen making it a great choice for even the most formal planting theme. In bloom, your Lavender will stand 18” tall and in the hotter regions can get up to 2 feet wide.
You will want instant success at growing Lavender. The best results come from purchasing only Lavender plants with well developed root systems. Your English Lavenders from Brighter Blooms nursery will have roots of the finest vigor. The moment you open the box, your new aromatic blooming perennials will be ready to create instant impact in your yard and garden.