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Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

Variety's Flowers may be consumed.

Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

Ideal for Drying and Crafts

Ideal for Drying and Crafts

Variety is excellent for creating dried Flowers.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.


Munstead-TypeLavender Seed


Product ID: 943

Compact English lavender.

A strain of English lavender with a compact, bushy habit. Nice range of bloom colors, from pale blue to dark violet. Usually begins flowering in the second year. Hardy in zones 5-8, but can survive Zone 4 winters when mulched or grown in a south-facing location.

• Edible Flowers: The flowers can be used to garnish desserts and as a distinct flavor element in baked goods. Flavor is sweet and floral, and pair well with citrus, berries, nuts, mint, and cinnamon.

Avg. 29,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

Product Price Qty
943Packet  $3.95 
9431/8 Ounce  $14.95 
9431/4 Ounce  $27.95 
9431/2 Ounce  $46.95 
9431 Ounce  $86.00 
9431/4 Pound  $295.00 
9431 Pound  $1,025.90 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   100-110

Plant Cycle:   (P)  

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Edible Flowers   Grows Well in Containers   Ideal for Drying and Crafts   Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets  

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Growing Information



SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow seeds 1/8" deep in a flat 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Seeds require some light for germination. Transplant to individual pots when the plants are large enough to handle. Transplant to the field in the spring after the last frost. Plant shallowly, so the soil line is just above the top roots of the plant. Space plants 12-18" apart in rows 24-36" apart. In late fall, clip plants back to below the flower stems and mulch heavily. During the second year, cuttings can be taken from August-November, when the stems are semihardened, but before they have be subjected to a hard freeze.
Direct seeding is not recommended.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Plant in a light, well-drained, gravelly soil. Lavender likes a protected, south-facing location. Soil that is slightly acidic to slightly alkaline is most desirable. If the soil pH falls below 6.5, the soil should be treated with lime to adjust the pH to no more than 8.3.




HARVEST: Harvest the flower spikes on a dry, warm, sunny day just as the flowers are about to open. Hang to dry in a dry, well-ventilated space out of direct sunlight.

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