Provence French Lavender (Lavandula intermedia 'Provence') is an intensely fragrant lavender. Sometimes called Lavandin, it makes a wonderful cut flower with long stems and lavender-blue flower spikes. Drought-resistant perennial plant
Features:Ornamental herb with aromatic qualities. Used for cosmetics and perfumes. Flowers are borne in whorls. This fragrant plant has gray-green foliage with blue-violet blooms. Durable and drought-resistant.
Light:Plant in full sun.
Soil and water:Prefers well-drained but still moist. Water as needed.
Spacing:Space 45cm (18") apart.
Height:Grows 50-60cm (20-24") in height.
Growing tips:Avoid planting in soggy areas. Thrives in a hot humid climate. Benefits from organic materials such as compost. Avoid soils with high PH balance.
Garden use:Containers, herbs, and flower beds.
Culinary use:Produces honey. Flowers are typically candied as cake decorations. Used in baked goods, desserts, and French cuisine. Sometimes paired with sheep and goat-milk cheeses. Also used for aroma sachets and potpourri. Lavender gives off a beautiful scent.