The lavender is used as an ornamental plant and sometimes as an herb. The leaves of this plant contain the essential oils that is then extracted. The flower is usually blue or purple. Some countries consider it to be a weed.
Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:
Spring: Transplants: Plant outdoors in early spring.
Fall: Perennial Plant (produces for multiple years).
Preferred Growing Climate: Mild Mediterranean
Planting Depth: Plant root ball with shoots above ground.
Plant Spacing: 2-3′
Days to Germinate: 12-14 days
Days to Harvest: 60 days
Pairs Well With:
Pasta, salad, dressing
Amount per 100 grams
% Daily Value*
Total fat: 1 g 1%
Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
Sodium: 0 mg 0%
Potassium: 418 mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate: 11 g 3%