Perennial aromatic herb that bears blue flowers.24" high plant with compact growth habit. Plant in full sun, germinate cool.Long germination period of 2 - 4 weeks. Sow in neutral or slightly alkaline, well drained soil. Start indoors in pots, set outside at 12-18" spacing. If your soil is soggy, damp or poorly drained, lavender's delicate roots are likely to rot. Keep topsoil relatively dry to prevent humidity/ fungus related problems. Use dried flowers to flavour homemade biscuits or with pork and for perfume pouches.