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Varieties of Lavender for the Garden

Take advantage of the differences in growing requirements to find a lavender that's perfect for your garden.

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Lavender field

This highly aromatic perennial boasts numerous variations in flower color, time of bloom, fragrance and plant height. Give lavender a sunny site and well-drained, neutral soil. Once the plant is established, lavender is drought-tolerant; most types languish in heat and humidity. Giving lavender a haircut after flowering will promote branching and encourage additional blooms.

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