Lavender, English - Lavandula angustifolia var.

English lavender bushes are smaller than the Intermedia types.

They have less oil and are best for culinary use


Lavender, English 'Hidcote' - Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'


Description

"Hidcote Lavender has long been one of the most sought after Lavandula angustifolia varieties. According to The Genus Lavandula, while this Lavender was named after the estate of Lawrence Johnston, there are no records which verify that this plant actually started out life in his garden known as Hidcote Bartrim. It is more likely that he brought it with him from his estate in France in the 1920's. It is also sometimes referred to as Hidcote Blue or Hidcote Purple." (mountainvalleygrowers.com)

"Hidcote Blue Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia Hidcote Blue) is an improved strain of Hidcote English Lavender with darkly colored lavender-blue flower spikes in late spring. Compact and sweetly fragrant." (highcountrygardens.com)


Lavender, English 'Munstead'- Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'


Description

"‘Munstead’ is a compact, early-flowering English lavender cultivar that was first introduced into commerce in 1916. It is a semi-woody perennial that typically grows to 12-18” tall and as wide. Lavender blue flowers appear in terminal spikes in late spring well into summer. Munstead’ was reportedly named for Munstead Woods in England where the plant was grown by garden designer Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932)." (missouribotanicalgarden.org)


Lavender, English 'Sharon Roberts' - Lavandula angustifolia 'Sharon Roberts'

(Blooms twice a year - summer & fall)


Description

"''Sharon Roberts’ is long-stemmed English lavender cultivar with a somewhat open habit that features deep lavender flowers in terminal spikes in late spring/early summer with some continued intermittent bloom often occurring throughout summer. A second substantial bloom may occurr in late summer/early fall. This is a semi-woody perennial that typically grows to 18-24” tall." (missouribotanicalgarden.org)


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