Botanical: Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead’
Plant in the sun.
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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