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Lavandula angustifolia Sharon Roberts is an outstanding twice blooming English Lavender with spikes of bicolored lavender-blue and gray-green foliage.
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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.
These perennials are a superb choice for the drought-resistant garden, doing 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). In the Mid-West and Eastern US, sandy soils are a must, and planting on a slope or in a raised bed provides optimum drainage. For the southern US with hot, humid heat, Spanish Lavender (Lavandula stoechas) is the best choice. For large growing Lavender, we recommend French Lavender or hybrid Lavender (Lavandula intermedia) varieties. 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. Lavender Phenomenal does particularly well in areas with more moisture and humidity.
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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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Love this lavendar
By Em in the mountains
from Smithfield, Ut
About Me Avid Gardener
Comments about High Country Gardens Lavandula angustifolia Sharon Roberts:
I love this lavender. I got three a year ago, and they immediately thrived. Bees love them, they're fragrant, and the color is beautiful. They survived a dry, hot summer and then a record-breaking cold winter (minus 20 for multiple days plus 8-10 feet of snow all together) before coming back looking just fine. I'm waiting for it to be back in stock to order more.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
By Barb the beekeeper
from Givhans, SC
About Me Getting Started
I got 4 plants to try. One died within a week. All of the others are wonderful. Flowered within 2 weeks of planting. Very nice fragrance. High Country sent replacement for the one that failed. I will be getting more. Thanks HighCountry!
(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
By Dirty hands
from New Canaan Ct
About Me Master Gardener
This lavender had a difficult start with me. We had a late spring this year and I had it sent too early. However, when it was finely planter it just took off. Much to my it surprise it did bloom twice!, It really is the best lavender in my Lavender garden, It is very fragrant and has great form..Will be ordering 2 or 3 more this coming Spring after seeing how it did this Winter.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Can not find any faults with this lavender. It is just plain lovely! You can use it many ways. Garden,container,accent plant. It really is a must have lavender.
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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