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This exclusive HCG selection of English lavender has some of the darkest colored flowers you’ll ever see making it a stand-out in your garden! Faster growing than other dark colored Lavender selections like 'Hidcote'.
Tips for Growing Lavender
Lavender are sun-loving plants that thrive in hot weather and grow best in arid climates. Lavender plants will be taller and wider in mild winter, hot summer climates. The same varieties when grown in cold (zone 5-6) winter climates tend to be more compact. Lavender plants require two-to-three growing seasons to reach mature size.
Lavender plants are at their best in the drier parts of the US like the Great Plains, Intermountain West and West Coast (which has a true Mediterranean climate (wet winters and dry summers). The key is to make sure you choose a variety with sufficient winter cold hardiness for your region. (‘Vera’ and ‘Pastor’s Pride’ are among the most cold hardy.) Yet with proper soil preparation, and planting site selection, Lavender can also thrive in moister, more humid climates like the Mid-West, East Coast and Mid-Atlantic states.
More in-depth guidance for growing and maintaining Lavender plants: Growing Lavender, Lavender Bliss, A History of Lavender, The Bold and the Beautiful: New and Recent Lavender Introductions and Lavender: An Old World Herb That Has It All.
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from Vermillion, SD
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Comments about High Country Gardens Lavandula angustifolia Munstead Violet:
Despite following the instructions and using the recommended fertilizers, this plant died shortly after I put it in my garden.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Beautiful dark purple
By Dirt Damsel
from Simi Valley, CA
About Me Master Gardener
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I got an order last spring that included the Munstead Lavender. It is now about 10" high and is a gorgeous dark purple. One of them didn't make it but this one is very happy. I wish I had planted it where I could see it better because it is such a pretty purple.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Excellent customer service
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I ordered 20 plants for a border and 3 arrived in bad shape, all others were beautiful, I called customer service and they replaced the plants immediately.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
from New Mexico
I plant it and gave it some water and that is the work you will do with this Lavender. Just keep giving it some water and your off.
(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)
Not up to par
from Liberty, IN
Ordered 3 variety (21 plants total) of lavender from High Garden. Two (Buena & Grosso), while small starts, were healthy and vigorous. The Munstead were extra small, and did not have a healthy vigorous appearance.
Merchant response: Good Day CS,We are so sorry to hear of your disappointment! Many of our perennials are set with very little top growth as we force our perennials to focus their energy to the root system to ensure that they will be ready to establish in the ground when you receive it! However, we do offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all of our products up to a year from the day your order has shipped. If our perennials do not meet your exceptions in any way, please contact us at 1-800-925-9387 and one of our friendly representatives would be more than happy to go over your options so you can get exactly what you paid for! Our hours are Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm MTHappy Gardening!
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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