Perennial plant in zones 5-9
Plants grow to 12-20 inches
Short spikes of violet-blue flowers
Good for cutting, drying, and essential oils
(Lavandula angustifolia) This essential herb bears fragrant grey-green, needlelike foliage and spikes of violet-blue flowers. Also known as True lavender, this Mediterranean native is highly valued for cutting and drying, as well as the aromatic fragrance and essential oils it produces. Plants grow 12-20″ tall. Perennial in zones 5-9.