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Growth Type Perennial
Hardiness Zones 6-9
Planting Conditions Full Sun
TJ Documented Plant Yes
Jefferson listed lavender for planting in the Monticello kitchen garden in 1794. Valued for its small lavender flowers as well as for its fragrant gray leaves, it has been grown and used in Europe since at least the twelfth century.

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Typical Blooming Dates: May - November
Color(s): Purple
Location at Monticello: West Lawn and Vegetable Garden

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