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

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
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.  Information displayed on this page about  Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead' is based on the research conducted about it in our library and from reliable online resources. We also note those observations we have made of this plant as it grows in the nursery's garden and in other gardens, as well how crops have performed in our nursery field. We will incorporate comments we receive from others, and welcome to hear from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they share any cultural information that would aid others in growing it.
 
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