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Scientific Name : Lavandula angustifolia
Common Name : English Lavender
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Late Summer, Summer, Autumn
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Attracts Butterflies
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Width : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Sturdy, strong stems make this an excellent Lavender for bouquets.
Idea & Tips : Plant in full sun with well-drained soil for best results.
Grower InformationLong-flowering English Lavender offers stiff, upright stems for no breakage at shipping. 
  • Holds up to shipping and remains healthy at retail.
  • No vernalization required.
  • Large flowers throughout the heat of Summer.
  • An excellent addition for bouquets.
  • Ideal for 2.5-qt. and 2-gal. pot sizes, as well as 3-qt. drop-in.
Protection InformationCPBR5107; PP28,867
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide

    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500 ppm IBA
      Low; prefers high humidity rather than mist.
      50-75 ppm N
      42-56 days after sticking
      Use low mist settings; do not oversaturate rooting media. Root zone temperatures of 70°F (21°C). Remove flowers in propagation.
  • Finishing Guide

    • Media pH:
      Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Long day facultative
      Allow media to dry slightly between watering.
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Once for smaller pot sizes, twice for larger containers.
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Thielaviopsis, Pythium and Rhizoctonia can result from overwatering. Thrips, White fly, Aphids, Fungus gnats
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 14-16 wks Rooted: 7-8 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 16-19 wks Rooted: 9-11 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Unrooted: 19-22 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      April to September

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