Lavender Provence Blue Seeds

Lavender Provence Blue Seeds

Lavandula angustifolia

Item #1311

Perennial. Provence Blue lavender has lovely deep blue spikes atop silver foliage. It is an improved “true lavender” type like those grown in southern France. Grow it in borders, rock gardens, large containers, or where you’ll most enjoy its intense fragrance as it blooms. Harvest its flowers for dried arrangements and crafts to enjoy throughout the year. Easy to grow, drought tolerant, and attractive to bees and butterflies.
Perennial in USDA zones 5–8.




Perennial

Full sun

Blooms late spring to summer

20" tall

Days to Emerge:
21-35 days

Seed Depth:
Surface to 1/8"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 8 seeds every 18"

Thinning:
When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 18"


When to sow outside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, as soon as soil can be worked, or late fall in any climate.

When to start inside: 10 to 12 weeks before average last frost. Transplant seedlings after average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Seeds sprout better after stratification, a moist/cold treatment. See inside packet for instructions.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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Lavender Provence Blue Seeds

$2.39

Item #1311

0.05 grams


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