Mountain Valley Growers sells an assortment of organic herbs. The variety of Lavender that's available is astounding! I can't wait to begin planting next spring. You can bet I'll include as many varieties as possible in my garden next year!
Let me list the varieties:
- Spanish Lavender: dark purple, pineapple-shaped flowers. May be referred to as French Lavender.
- Kew Red Spanish Lavender: smaller with medium pink flowers.
- Yellow Lavender: pineapple-shaped flowers with a lemon chiffon top bracts. The leaves are pungently scented and the plant grows tall and wide.
- Sweet Lavender: Largest and fastest growing with the longest flower wands.
- French Lavender: traditional gray leaves. This is a large, fast growing shrub which is also referred to as everblooming Lavender.
- Goodwin Creek Gray Lavender: hybrid of French Lavender with a shorter growth and darker flowers.
- Woolly Lavender: gray foliage and dark purple flowers that loves the heat of summer.
- Pinnata Lavender: zone 10 that grows fast with long flower wands and twisted spiral shaped flowers.
- English Lavender: large leaves, tall, robust growth with great color and fragrance.
- Munstead Lavender: loves head.
- Hidcote Lavender: dark purple flowers. This plant prefers cool climes.
- Hidcote Pink Lavender: pink flower spike.
- Jean Davis Lavender: pink flower. This plant has a fruity-flavored taste.
- Miss Katherine Lavender: pink English flower that's small and has a wonderful fragrance.
- Sachet Lavender: Medium purple flowers that grow for a longer period and has a heady, sweet scent.
- Sarah Lavender: Small plant with a short flower spike, showy dark purple flowers, great for window boxes and containers.
- Royal Purple Lavender: darker purple, very fragrant.
- Vera Lavender: thought to be the true English Lavender grows best between 2500 and 4500 feet. Considered the best for medicinal and aromatherapy uses.