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English Munstead Lavender

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Aromatic Tranquility English Munstead Lavender!

  • Intensely Fragrant, Silvery-Grey Foliage
  • Showy Flower Spikes
  • Blooms Last a Long Time
  • Sophisticated Mounded Shape
  • Excellent Support for Beneficial Pollinators
  • Very Useful in Soaps and Home Crafts
  • Great as Dried Flowers
  • Cold Hardy
  • Most Heat Tolerant English Lavender
  • Waterwise Perennial
  • Long-Lived
  • Easy-Care
  • Thrives in Poor Soils
  • Deer Resistant

Fragrant and relaxing English Munstead Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead') is just the Zen you've been needing in your life!

Classic looks and heavenly scent conjure a sense of calm and tranquility, while the serene purple hue and comforting herbal fragrance soothe the mind and body. Wondrously fragrant flowers in shades of soft, lavender-blue, are borne upon tall, waving stems.

Munstead is beloved for its crisp, spiced, and sweet aroma! No wonder the butterflies and bees flock to these blooms! Hummingbirds will also drop by for a visit, but no need to worry about deer and bunnies. Munstead is rarely bothered by either.

There is nothing as elegant as rows, drifts, or mass plantings of Lavender! Conjuring the serene Lavender fields of the pastoral French countryside.

When in bloom, Munstead absolutely covered in rich-lavender flower spikes, lasting from late spring, well into summer.

The foliage forms a finely textured, graceful mound, the silvery-green foliage is handsome even when not in bloom, forming a luxurious backdrop for the blooms to follow. Even the sophisticated, gray-green foliage is fragrant!

How to Use English Munstead Lavender In The Landscape:

Munstead perfumes the landscape as a lovely, woody perennial in cooler climates. While those enjoying the warm winters can use English Munstead Lavender as an evergreen shrub.

Lavender is as perfectly at home in the English border or mixed perennial border as it is in the cutting and pollinator gardens! It's a lovely cut flower for both fresh arrangements and dried floral bouquets.

Lovely in a 'Garden of the Senses', or any mixed bed, lending that classic charm, and an informal feel to any landscape!

Formal gardens will benefit from the straight lines and neat, tidy appearance that this Lavender offers. Its love for dryer conditions makes Munstead a lovely addition to any rock garden.

Use as a thriller plant in containers, potted Lavender makes it easy for you to keep the fragrance close to yourself and your guests on the porch or patio. Extend your growing season by bringing English Munstead Lavender indoors as a potted plant.

No matter where you use it, Munstead Lavender adds graceful form, gentle motion, soft texture, and of course, that comforting fragrance to your landscape! Don't forget to harvest the exquisite blooms for a wide range of other uses too!

A robustly growing herb, Munstead is a workhorse in the culinary garden. This edible herb isn't just all looks and scent, but it also imparts aromatic flavor!

Versatile in a wide range of culinary uses, no herb garden should be without it! Munstead's aromatic foliage can be used in drinks, recipes, tasty syrups, and baked goods. No kitchen garden is complete without it!

The sky's the limit for your craft projects, soaps, potpourri, and home decor! Make sachets of this aromatic herb to perfume your closets and drawers, imparting its fragrance anywhere! The sweet scent will fill your home when you bring a few sprigs inside!

A few tucked into your pillow will bring sweet dreams, or add Lavender to the bath for a relaxing soak.

No matter where you use it, Munstead Lavender adds graceful form, gentle motion, soft texture, and of course, that comforting fragrance to your landscape! Don't forget to harvest the exquisite blooms for a wide range of other uses too!

It is truly a delight for all the senses!

#ProPlantTips For Care

For best results, your English Munstead Lavender must be planted in full sun. Thriving in the heat and high humidity, Lavender lives for the hot weather and soaking up as much light as possible.

Lavender prefers well-drained soil with low moisture, however can tolerate poor soils, so long as they are well-drained. The root system does poorly in soggy conditions. Water regularly only while it's first establishing, but then cut back once it's established.

Highly disease resistant, Munstead thrives without much attention, and rarely needs pruning. If needed, wait until spring before removing any potentially damaged stems, just as it starts to grow. However, in areas with heavy snow, a pruning in fall when Munstad is dormant will prevent any of the branches from breaking under the weight.

While this selection is smaller, compact, and slower growing, that just means it will not overcrowd your gardens or outgrow its containers. The perfect size to fit everywhere without overshadowing its neighbors. Munstead plays well with all other perennials, shrubs, and herbs in form, color, and size.

Begin your peaceful garden journey towards serenity today with the tranquility only English Munstead Lavender can provide.

Fill your garden with sensory delights by ordering your English Munstead Lavender now while supplies last! Call the expert growers at Nature Hills Nursery and your order will ship with care to this divine selection!

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

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
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

English Munstead Lavender Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 12 - 18 inches
Mature Spread 12 -18 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Color Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Early Spring
Fragrant Yes