Known as a Egyptian lavender, different in appearance than other lavenders; it has silver gray, ferny foliage that is soft and woolly with rich purple-blue flower spikes. Aroma is more herb-like, similar to oregano rather than English lavender. Easy to start and grow as a herb and ornamental, forming an airy mass of ever blooming flowers for borders and containers. Stems and leaves have anti-septic and bug repellent properties. Grows to 18-24”. 25 seeds
Annual, Perennial zone 8 and above
Germination: 7-21 days,
Seed Planting Depth: On surface, press into soil, soaking seed for 12-24 hours aids in germination.
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 70-75 degree soil temperatures. Transplant 12-18" apart.
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Average, dry, sandy loam, well drained
Uses: Medicinal, culinary, ornamental, attracts bees and beneficals