Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia
Native: Mediterranean region
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 5–8. Deciduous in colder zones of this range, semi-evergreen in warmer regions.
Plant Dimensions: 12"–18" tall and wide
Variety Information: ¼"–½" dark purple flowers clustered on spikes
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Late spring to 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: 30–90 days
Seed Depth: Surface to ⅛"
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 10"
Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 10"