Imperial Gem English Lavender

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Fragrance and durability combine into something that’s truly an Imperial Gem! Imperial Gem English Lavender Plant (Lavandula angustifolia 'Imperial Gem') that is! These iconic plants are fragrant from top to bottom! The evergreen-looking silvery-green foliage is incredibly fragrant and the purple flower spikes are heavenly! Aromatic herbs like these are always fantastic to work with in the garden as they perfume the air in the sun!

Lavender attracts butterflies and bees all summer and then reblooms as fast as you can deadhead them! Fantastic bouquet additions because of the long stems, or create bundles to hang and dry to perfume the air, or use for crafts. The flowers also make a flavorful and soothing tea, and are an addition to some variations of Herbs de Province spice mix!

Imperial Gem scents your bathwater, helps you drift to sleep in a sachet in your pillow while glorifying your garden beds and borders outdoors or in containers around your patio! The resinous, floral and herbal scent soothes the mind, body and spirit!

Planting and Application:

Plant this deer-resistant and sun-loving plant in any hot, dry, Mediterranean environment, or in a very well-drained garden and container. Preferring hot sunny areas and soil that’s on the dryer side, they do great in that Herb garden or Kitchen garden area that is always in the full sun.

Great in Cottage beds and Cutting borders, as well as perfect pollinator garden plants! Pot up in planters for your porch or hot seating area location, Rock gardens and in decorative stone-covered borders. Lavender also is ideal in Meditation and Zen-themed gardens where anything to help you find some peace of mind comes in handy!

  • Root Hardy Perennial Zone 5 - 9
  • Tall Purple Wands of Fragrant Flowers
  • Compact Aromatic Silvery Gray-Green Leaves
  • Crafts, Floral Bouquets, Dried Arrangements, Bath, Kitchen & More
  • Pollinator-Friendly Beds, Borders & Containers

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Lavender plants love full sun and more arid conditions. Provide enriched yet very well-drained soil that never gets or stays soggy. Be sure your containers and planters also have good drainage holes that won’t become plugged. Deadhead for rebloom and prune in early spring.

  • Full Sun
  • Moderately Moist Soil & Good Drainage
  • Regular Fertility
  • Deer-Resistant
  • Deadhead / Prune In Early Spring

Imperial Gem English Lavender Plants are wondrously fragrant plants and have so many uses around the home and garden! Order yours at to start your Lavender obsession today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Imperial Gem English Lavender Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Lavandula angustifolia 'Imperial Gem'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 18 - 24 inches
Mature Spread 18 - 24 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Low Once Established
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Silvery Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant Yes