Melissa is part of the Lavandula genus and is a Lavender variety. Its scientific name is Lavandula angustifolia 'Melissa'.
Light pink and white flowers with wonderful fragrance, great for culinary use.This variety is a Herb that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Melissa is known for its Forb habit and growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).
Typically, Melissa Lavender is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.
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How to grow Lavender 'Melissa'
Growing Melissa from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Melissa about 1 days after your last frost date.
Lavender 'Melissa' information
How long does Melissa take to grow?
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When should I sow Melissa?
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Angustifolius is Latin for "thin"or “narrow”.1
Popular varieties of Lavender
- Goodwin Creek
- Dwarf Munstead
- Hidcote Blue
- The Fragrant Lavender
- French Perfume
View the complete variety list for Lavender »
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