Lavandula angustifolia 'Blushing Bride'

Common name(s): English lavender

Description: evergreen shrub; our own 2018 introduction from a chance seedling in our lavender field. A dwarf cultivar with compact growth and blush pink flower spikes on mid-length stems. Light, sweetly fragrant flowers are ideal for culinary applications, especially desserts.


Height: to 15 in. Spread: to 15 in.

Stem length: 8-10 in.  

Corolla: pale, blush pink

Calyx: dark purple and sage green at the base, very woolly

Bloom season: early summer

Best Uses: landscaping, rock gardens, essential oil, bouquets, crafts

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below

Drought: adapted to 3 months of summer drought