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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.  The information on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in the San Marcos Growers library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in our nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we may have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'.
 
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