Lavender – Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead’

 

Name: Lavender
Botanical: Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead’

Plant in the sun.
Deer resistant.
Little water.

Perennial.
Winter hardy to zone: 3

Uses: Medicinal/Cut Flower

This is the “true lavender” that is commercially planted for harvesting its oils for use in perfumes. Lavender flowers are also popular additions to sachets and potpourris and is said to have calming effects. English lavender varieties like the ‘Munstead’ are prefered for culinary purposes compared to other types of lavender. Lavender is also popular as it deters insects like mosquitoes.

‘Munstead’ is a compact, early-flowering English lavender cultivar. One of the hardiest lavenders available. In our climate it needs a good layer of snow to overwinter. It can be also covered with leaves in fall to ensure proper protection.

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Disclaimer: Any information provided by Prairie Tough Farms is not intended to replace information provided by a medical health professional or for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Consult your physician or health provider with any questions regarding medical conditions.
We always encourage customers to do their own research on herbal remedies regarding uses and safety.

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