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Lavender, Munstead Strain
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  • Lavender, Munstead Strain
  • Lavender, Munstead Strain
 
  • hb213-1
  • Lavender, Munstead Strain
  • Lavender, Munstead Strain

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Lavender - Munstead Strain (100 seeds) (HB213) $2.75

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Lavender - Munstead Strain

         
 
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(Lavandula vera) Perennial. Compact, superior Northern-hardy strain. The plants seldom exceed a foot in height. Use the fragrant spikes as you would any lavender—potpourris, sachets, dried arrangements, etc. The silvery-gray foliage is elegant even when out of flower. A reliable as well as beautiful old-fashioned garden favorite.
 
Lavender - Munstead Strain
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 2
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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15 out of 15 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
newishgardener
Location:
Lafayette, IN, United States
Date:
February 7, 2017
          5.0
 
Lovely
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Hardy in zone 5b

What are the cons? Needs a year to get going well

Review:

After some initial research, I chose this strain because of its hardiness in my zone. I had read that lavender was difficult to germinate from seed, but I didn't have any trouble, even sitting beside a cold window in the winter time. After starting my plant babies, I realized that I wanted more, so I went to the garden store and bought more of this variety. While I did get some buds the first year, I left them alone to give the plant a chance to grow. In the second year, the ones that I started from seed are the same size if not larger than the plants that I purchased at the garden center. The fragrance of this variety is pleasant, but not overwhelming. I have also used my lavender in various recipes including lavender cupcakes, chamomile lavender scones, lavender simple syrup, and tea. Again, there was a pronounced lavender flavor, but it was not overwhelming. I dried both the buds and the leaves by laying a paper towel in a cool, dark place. It dried beautifully.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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33 out of 35 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Blue Line Babe
Location:
Warrensburg, NY
Date:
December 11, 2014
          5.0
 
Long time favorite
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Hardy, aromatic

What are the cons? none

Review:

Able to sprout it up against a chilly winter window with little light in a cool bathroom. Seemed to like the the coolness. I was amazed at the how many came up. sprouted pennyroyale next to them with same result. They over wintered for three years so far next to a rock wall facing south.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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