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angustifolia (English)

Our Plant Varities

The Lavandula Angustifolia lavender species is the most recommended and valued of all lavenders because of the high quality oil produced by the plants. The oils can be used in perfume and cosmetics. The species medicinal properties include everything from alleviating stress, headaches and insomnia to reducing fevers. Its flowering period is from mid June to late July.

Lodden Blue
This compact low bush features spreading growth, grey-green foliage and deep violet-blue flowers. This variety is one of the earliest to bloom and originally hails from England. Lodden Blue can be used as an ornamental plant for hedging or cart work.

Melissa
This variety features tightly compact pink and white spikes that bloom longer than other pink lavender plants. It can be used for ornamental or hedging purposes or for a variety of culinary uses. The plant was introduced by Van Hevelingen Herb Nursery in Oregon..

Buena Vista
This slow-growing lavender is excellent for culinary purposes. This lavender variety blooms twice per year – once in the late spring and again in fall in areas with long growing seasons and mild weather. Buena Vista has a strong fragrance, distinctive and very dark blue calyxes and lighter blue flowers.

Martha Roderick
A very sweet fragrance and bright blue flowers in June are traits of this lavender variety. Due to its compact growth with beautiful mounding habits, this plant is an excellent choice for landscaping

Maillette
This variety’s long, thin flower spikes are very fragrant. The variety was introduced by Pierre Grosso, of Grosso Lavender fame, and raised in France for oil production. This variety was introduced in the U.S. around 1981..

Munstead
This is one of the angustifolias that grows well in containers. Munstead is one of the most popular small lavenders to plant in gardens. It is a very fragrant robust lavender that makes a great hedge. It blooms profusely in the spring with dark lavender-blue spikes and is very attractive throughout the year. It is excellent for making potpourris and contains attractive deep blue/purple flowers.

Sachet
This variety features open, grey-green foliage and dark violet purple flowers. It produces sweetly fragranced oils that are great for making sachets. It is a wonderful ornamental plant and blooms in June and again in August or September..

Tuckers Early Purple
This variety was introduced by Tom DeBaggio and is a cross between Mitcham Grey and Two Seasons lavender varieties. It features dark flower buds and blue flowers which bloom throughout the summer. It is one of the earliest lavenders to bloom and the last to finish. It makes a great container plant and is highly fragrant.

Betty`s Blue
This cultivar of English Lavender is excellent for Fresh Cut and Dried Flowers. Slightly taller and a bit lighter in flower than the darkest colored cultivars: Hidcote, Royal Velvet and Lodden Blue. Very fragrant with deep lavender blue flowers. The calyx is dark purple; the corolla is violet. The plant is medium to large and dome shaped.Cold tolerant, ideal for ornamental purposes.

Folgate
This English lavender is one of the best oil producers and is considered the best for producing high-yield crops for culinary uses, etc. Folgate is a tiny bush with narrow, small leaves.
Premier
This vigorous strong-growing lavender contains thick bright green foliage and strong flower stems. It has large violet flowers and blooms twice – once in early summer and again in August and September.
Royal Velvet
This variety is a small to medium-sized plant. It is one of the best Lavandula angustifolias. Its deep purple flowers and foliage are highly aromatic. It is a great oil producer and excellent for culinary uses. Royal Velvet is an all-purpose plant that is one of the best selling lavender plants.
Hidcote Blue
This lavender is described as a free flowering dwarf variety that produces deep purple spikes in late spring and summer. Hidcote Blue makes a great dwarf hedge or can be used for edging or for creating borders
Royal Purple
This variety was the very first lavender bred by Norfolk Lavender in England and features long stems and long cylindrical flowers. It can be used as a hedge, but needs to be trimmed regularly to maintain a rounded shape. This variety can be used for culinary products.