Return to the Fragrant Plants Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
english lavender lavandula angustifolia... is it perennial?

Posted by gr8heather 6b (My Page) on
Wed, Jan 23, 13 at 17:33

I live in Utah, Zone 6b. I've read on some websites that is is perennial, others that it is not. Just planted some in my mini greenhouse, I'm hoping that it is :)


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: english lavender lavandula angustifolia... is it perennial?

I think it depends on whether you intend to keep it outdoors or not.

I LOVE lavender - and every year I plant some in my garden. I noticed some came back the next year, and some didn't. But, none of my lavendar came back for the third year. That said, I decided to keep some lavender in a pot and keep it inside - she seems to be doing really well as an indoor plant.


 o
RE: english lavender lavandula angustifolia... is it perennial?

I wish I could help with variety name, but we live in zone 5 and successfully grow Lavender as a garden perennial. There are a few types, and most seem to be a bit too tender to tolerate the colder winters... but there is one commonly sold type that will survive. I grew some from seed sold at our local farm type store, so I know it must be a common variety.

The fancier types don't usually survive, but you can grow the more common type as a hardy perennial. Look for seed to start at your local stores when vegetable and flower seeds are offered for sale. It will probably be located with the herbs or perennial seed.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Fragrant Plants Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here