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A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

English Lavender - English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is the most widely grown type of lavender in North America because it doesn't mind humidity and winter moisture as much as other lavenders. It's also the most commonly used in cooking and baking, and has a sweet, soft fragrance.

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Phenomenal Lavender is the only variety that... • resists both hot summers and tough winters • refuses to die back during the winter • stands up against most diseases that kill other varieties • repels deer • one of the most fragrant lavender varieties

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What Are The Most Profitable Lavender Varieties? by Craig Wallin on Profitable Plants Digest at http://www.profitableplantsdigest.com/what-are-the-most-profitable-lavender-varieties/

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from SF Gate

The Difference Between Lavender & Culinary Lavender

lavenders can be used for both ornamental and culinary purposes. This perennial flowering plant belongs to the genus Lavandula, which ...

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Lavender 'Munstead' very hardy in Bend and emits a lovely fragrance when brushed against.

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from DIY

Varieties of Lavender for the Garden

Varieties of Lavender for the Garden: From DIYNetwork.com from DIYnetwork.com

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LAVANDULA 'Boysenberry Ruffles' From the new 'Ruffles & Laces' series. Dusty pink with deeper centers. The bracts atop the flower heads are larger than normal and have distinctly rippled margins giving the unusual ruffled appearance. This series has superior uniformity in growth, a tremendous flower count and a very compact, controlled habit. Perfect for containers or kitchen, fragrance. Category: New plants Common Name: Ruffles Series Lavender Size: 4 Inch Height: 1-2' Bloom…

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from Better Homes and Gardens

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

'Graves' offers gardeners lovely, wonderfully fragrant lavender-blue flowers in late spring and early summer. It's a heavy bloomer and grows a little taller than many of the other common English lavenders. Note: If you have clay soil, amend it with an abundance of compost or another form of organic matter before planting 'Graves' or other types of lavenders. Name: Lavandula angustifolia 'Graves' Size: To 36 inches tall, 30 inches wide Zones: 5-8

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Spring to Fall: Lavenders have it all. Yes, there is a Lavender blooming almost all the time in our gardens. This is easier to achieve in a Zone 8 garden like ours, but even those in Zone 5 can enjoy the fragrance of Lavender throughout the growing season.

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Lavender-The “Hidcote” variety makes strong reliable lavender that makes a great edging plant in your garden or along a walkway. Like the other Lavenders, they are delightfully fragrant and can be picked and dried in bunches for a fragrant decoration. Numerous universities put Lavender on their list of deer resistant plants.

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