1. Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
Lavender is a stunning and versatile flowering plant, beloved for its fragrant purple blooms and calming aroma. Originating from the Mediterranean region, it thrives in sunny, well-drained soils and boasts over 40 known species.
The most common type is English lavender, characterized by its delicate spikes of violet-blue flowers atop silvery-green foliage. Growing lavender in the yard adds a touch of beauty and serenity to any garden.
- Type: Herbaceous perennial
- Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer