Lavender is actually a low-growing shrub, native to the Mediterranean region. The fragrant flowers and foliage make it a favourite for herb gardens and in the perennial border. Will also grow fine in tubs or containers, but in colder regions the plants may then need shelter for the winter. This strain has grey-green foliage with rich, deep blue flower spikes appearing on short stems. Excellent winter hardiness and heat and humidity tolerance. Prune lightly in early spring, no harder than 4 inches. Lavender MUST have good drainage in order to avoid root rot problems. Consider growing in a raised bed or rock garden. USPP#24929: unlicensed propagation prohibited.