Exceptional Lavender Varieties chart. Research varieties before shopping will help in choosing the best variety for your needs. There are so many wonderful varieties it can be overwhelming when you go to the garden center or herb nursery so a little study goes a long way.
Pinata Lavender. Sometimes called Jagged Lavender or Fern Leaf Lavender. This plant cannot survive freezing temperatures. It grows quickly and makes an excellent annual. The plant grows to 2 feet and the flower stems to 2-3 feet. The flowers continue to bloom through October. Lavender Pinnata sets itself apart by its fern-like, creamy sage-gray foliage, which is finely toothed like a comb. It is attractive to birds, butterflies, and bees. Flowers are fragrant.
'Jean Davis' English Lavender - Long-blooming 'Jean Davis' produces pale pink flowers in late spring and early to midsummer. It's a short variety that grows well in containers or the middle of the garden border. You may also see this variety for sale as Lavandula angustifolia 'Rosea'.