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Lavandula

Lavender

In the Middle Ages, Lavender was a chief ingredient in the famous “Four Thieves” vinegar, and today no classic sachet or potpourri would be complete without it.

We use Lavenders in every garden we design. Dependable and drought tolerant, their strikingly handsome flowers, whether white or blue, pink, violet or purple, offer a heady aroma and an upright spiky look, while the foliage forms a pleasing mound during the off season. In the herb garden, border or rockery, they combine well with grasses, perennials or other shrubs. If the plants are cut back in late June, many cultivars will produce a second bloom in autumn.

Lavandula angustifolia ‘Sachet’ (S-0854)

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AVAILABLE SPRING 2020

Raised by Lavender authority Dr. Don Roberts, this bushy gray-green cultivar bears cylindrical flower heads housing large, vibrant violet-blue corollas with lighter throats plus fuzzy plush purple and green calyces on slim, semiupright, 12 in. stalks. Well-suited for gardens short on space, the comely midsized habit can be massed or planted amid equally tough companions like Calamagrostis ‘Cheju-Do’ and Perovskia ‘Lacey Blue’. Versatile ‘Sachet’ renders a piquant seasoning and a surplus of high-quality oil, while its sweetly scented blooms are added to most sachets.

 

Blooms June & August

Size: 2-1/3' high x 3' 0" wide.

Zone 5b.

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