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The Lavender English Tall, 'Lavandula angustifolia (vera)', has the intoxicating fragrance of lavender that has been sought for centuries to lift spirits and freshen scent in the house. If you like the really tall, old fashion, wonderfully fragrant Lavender, choose this variety. The flowers are edible. The English Lavender has lots of flower spikes growing dark purple, fragrant, 1/4 to 1/2 inch flowers. The Lavender blooms in late spring and into the summer. It also has the characteristic square stems of the mint family.The Tall English Lavender prefers full sun and loose. light, well drained soil. Do not fertilize, over rich soil will cause the plant to be less fragrant. Plant in early spring, as soon as the soil can be worked or in late fall. The Lavender can be used for a short hedge, edging, rock gardens, and pots. Lavender also are used in sachets and pot pourri.
Scientific Name : Lavandula angustifolia 'vera'

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