Lavender 'Munstead Dwarf'

£3

Sweet dreams are made of these. Not only is lavender a sure way to bring all the bees and butterflies to your garden, you can cut these flowers to make teas, linen spray and all sorts. Its scent is calming for the nerves and we owe many a good sleep to this one. Grow in pots, on a windowsill, in a border, along pathways, just anywhere you can enjoy this relaxing scent. 200 seeds.

BOTANICAL NAME
Lavandula angustifolia

NICKNAME
English lavender 'Munstead'.

QUANTITY
200 seeds

PLANT SIZE
Height: 50cm
Width: 100cm
In containers may be smaller

CONTAINER SIZE
40cm width

SOWING
Indoor: Feb-Aug
Outdoor: Apr-Aug

GROW TIME
Germination: 21-28 days
Flowering: 90-120 days

SPACING
Sow: 3cm apart
Plant: 45cm apart

WHAT THEY LOVE
Light: Full sun
Soil: Moist but well-drained
Water: Pretty drought resistant
Food: Every 3 months in the growing season

COMPANION PLANTS
Echinacea, Sweet Peas and Thyme.

OUR TIPS
Loves a good cut back in after flowering in the early Autumn. Choose a well-drained spot, as they really don't like being waterlogged.

BRINGS TO YOUR GARDEN
Make the bees happy Easy to grow Happy in containers Grow on your windowsill Roots soak up toxins in the ground and stores in their leaves.

HARVESTING
Cut flowers towards the end of the summer to make oils, dried lavender sachets and even tea.

MAKES FOR GREAT...
Lavender oils, aromatherapy, scent to help you sleep at night. We're a fan of the dried flowers making scent cushions for the drawers and keeps the moths away from your cashmere!

HARVESTING
From helping to soothe wounds, being used as a salt substitute or being used as a home remedy to help soothe upset stomachs. It's been known to help with motion sickness and even rev up your recall memory.

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