Lavender English Drought Tolerant Herb Garden Plant Seed For Xeriscaping

Lavender Seeds - English

Herb Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 6 - 9

Height: 12 - 18 inches

Bloom Season: Early summer to late summer

Bloom Color: Lavender

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Gritty, well-drained and slightly alkaline soils preferred, pH 6.5 - 7.5

House Plant: Yes

Deer Resistant: Yes

Latin Name: Lavandula Angustifolia

Planting Directions

Temperature: 72 - 75F

Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days

Light Required: Yes, but avoid direct sunlight by shading seeds after sowing

Depth: Cover seed lightly with soil after sowing

Sowing Rate: 5 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 20 inches

Lavender English (Lavandula Angustifolia - Vera) - Sweetly fragrant blooms and evergreen blue-green foliage! The richest in essential oils, this is one of the most aromatic Lavender plants of them all. Reaching 24 to 36 inches high, it boasts 2 1/2 inch, linear, downy leaves on strong stems. The leaves first open white, then turn a pale gray-blue-green color. Stalks of tiny purple flowers grow up to 14 inches tall. Start this beautiful herb for your garden by sowing Lavender seeds!

Approximate Seeds Per Ounce: 25,000

Attracts pollinators

Lavender English attracts bees with its pollen and nectar and butterflies with fragrant blooms in the summertime.

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How to grow

How To Grow English Lavender From Seed: Grow in a well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in an open, sunny spot. Trim back in spring to encourage bushier growth; also deadhead after flowering. Sow Lavender seeds indoors 8 - 10 weeks before last frost. Lavender plants are drought tolerant and perfect for xeriscape gardening.

Use sterile starter mix and sow the herb seeds on the surface, pressing them into the soil. Cover the English Lavender seeds very lightly as they need light for germination. Transplant English Lavender seedlings outdoors in mid-spring once frost danger has passed.

  • Sowing Rate: 5 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees and butterflies
  • Depth: Cover seed lightly with soil
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Herb Uses

Lavandula Angustifolia Vera is one of the richest in essential oils, meaning more fragrance power both fresh and dried. Fresh flowers can be crystalized and used in candies and cakes; dried flowers are used in potpourris and sachets; oils are used in creams and perfumes. And these are only some of the more common uses!

  • Height: 12 - 18 inches
  • USDA Zones: 6 - 9
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Drought Tolerant: Yes
  • Water Conservation: Yes