Today's bloom is French Lavender (UK) (Lavandula stoechas)

Bloom of the Day for June 2nd, 2008:

Type of plant: Herbs

Bloom color: Violet/Lavender, Dark Purple/Black

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 6a to Zone 9b

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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gessiegail wrote:
Oh how I wish I could grow this kind of lavender! It is fabulous looking. Drooling (smiling)

threegardeners wrote:
Maybe you could grow it as a house plant Gail?

gessiegail wrote:
I thought they didn't like humidity, threegardeners. I need to measure the humidity in the house. Thanks for the suggestion as I might just have to try it. Well, I think this picture came from the UK and they certainly have wet balmy weather.

threegardeners wrote:
All those plant stands must create a decent amount of humidity, wouldn't you think?

gessiegail wrote:
I am going to try anyway as that is truly a magnificent bloom!