Bring the lovely sent of Lavender to your garden. For hundreds of years, this herb has been used for everything from soothing insomnia to flavoring favorite desserts.
Plant lavender in full sun and well-drained soil (add organic matter to improve heavy soils). Water plants deeply but infrequently, when the soil is almost dry. Prune in early spring or at harvest time. For low-growing varieties, trim back foliage 1 to 2 inches.
Time to Maturity: 2.5 months but comes back.
Sun Requirement: full sun
Uses: Perfect for teas, soaps and essential oils
Plant Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea