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Lavender - Spanish

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Seed Details:
Lavender grows well in any soil. However, for optimal growth, a dry, sandy and well-drained soil in an alkaline range is best.
Instructions:
Stratify for 4 weeks. Sow 2mm deep. 14 to 21 days.
History:
The Latin name Lavandula derives from the verb well-drained, meaning "to wash," And although Lavender is a favourite of many gardeners all over the world, it is indigenous to the Meditteranean. In the Middle-Ages it was used as an aphrodisiac, an aide to soothe hysteria and protect linens from moths.
Historic Uses:
Many herbalists in the previous and current century have employed lavender as antispasmodic, stimulant and as a carminative. It is used to quiet coughs and is an aid in soothing eczema, psoriasis. When added to baths is for soothing mild favourite pains. Note that the use of lavender teas as a herbal remedy should be done in moderation.
Seed #:124
Variety:Spanish/French
Colour:Purple
Temperature (C):18 - 22
Zone:4+
Blooms:July to September
Site:Full Sun or Part Shade
Quantity:100
Height (cm):30 - 45
Spread (cm):25 - 30
Deer Resistant
Scented
Drought Tolerant
Attracts Butterflies