Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia (vera)
Native: Mediterranean region
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 5 and warmer; grown as an annual in colder climates
Plant Dimensions: 24″–36″ tall
Variety Information: ¼”–½” purple flowers, clustered on spikes
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, as soon as soil can be worked, or late fall in any climate.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 10 to 12 weeks before your average last frost date. Transplant seedlings after average last frost.
Days to Emerge: 21 – 35 days
Seed Depth: Surface to ⅛”
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24″–36″
Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 24″–36″