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English Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia
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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Growth Type: 
Perennial
Color(s): 
Purple
Hardiness Zones: 
Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Location at Monticello: 
West Lawn and Vegetable Garden
Planting Conditions: 
Full Sun
Blooming History: 
May 18, 2001 to November 15, 2001May 13, 2002 to July 23, 2002May 23, 2003 to July 25, 2003May 25, 2004 to December 3, 2004May 19, 2005 to November 22, 2005June 1, 2006 to November 15, 2006May 29, 2007 to November 15, 2007June 17, 2008 to August 29, 2008May 29, 2009 to August 4, 2009May 10, 2010 to June 28, 2010May 17, 2011 to July 7, 2011May 24, 2012 to July 20, 2012June 16, 2014 to July 31, 2014May 18, 2015 to November 11, 2015June 10, 2016 to July 20, 2016May 18, 2017 to August 4, 2017May 29, 2018 to November 8, 2018May 27, 2019

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