Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Lavender

  • Scientific name
    Lavendula angustifolia
  • Height
    12 to 20 inches
  • Bloom period
    July to August
  • Color
    lavender
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Sandy loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Likes poor soil. Very fragrant foliage.