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Products > Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'
 
Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead' - English Lavender
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae) (Mints)
Origin: Mediterranean (Europe)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Blue Violet
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Synonyms: [L. angustifolia 'Compacta Nana]
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: < 0 F
Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead' (English Lavender) - This is a dense, rounded shrub to 18 inches tall by 2 feet wide with powdery green-gray, narrow smooth-margined leaves. This is an early blooming lavender which begins to flower in late April or early May with blooms that are edible. The flowers are a lavender-blue color. Our crop is grown from seed and has shown to be a vigorous grower. Situate in full sun and provide excellent drainage for best growth. Once established it requires only periodic irrigation. Cold hardy to below - 10 F.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Lavandula ang. 'Munstead'.
 
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