Common Lavender
Lavandula angustifolia
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 8.0
Acidity preference loves basic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate mediterranean

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Names

Other common names True Lavender, English Lavender, Narrow-Leaved Lavender
Family Lamiaceae
Other scientific names Lavandula officinalis, Lavandula spica, Lavandula vera

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 5 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -29°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • blue
  • purple
  • violet
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    7
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    8
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    9
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Leaf color
  • green