Lavender 'Munstead' - Lavandula angustifolia
Lavandula 'Munstead' was introduced in 1916, and this classic Lavender remains one of the most popular with good reason. Flowers are just a bit lighter than Hidcote and extremely fragrant. Lavender 'Munstead' is a compact plant growing to 50cm. It is packed with bright rosy purple flowers. The needle-like foliage is grayish green, providing an amazing backdrop to the blooms. The summer blooms are attractive to numerous pollinating insects. Lavender needs well-draining soil, preferably slightly sandy and a sunny location. Lavender ‘Munstead’ is one of the hardiest varieties of lavender. In areas with higher humidity, provide plenty of ventilation.
Excellent cut flower and suitable for drying.