Munstead Dwarf is a popular variety of Lavender, which belongs to the Lavandula genus (Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead Dwarf'). Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Lavender purple.
Beautiful ornamental shrub, aromatic and evergreen. It produces lavender blue flowers on short stems.2Munstead Dwarf grows as a Perennial and is a Herb. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Munstead Dwarf is known for its Forb habit and growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet). This variety tends to bloom in late spring.
Spain is believed to be where Munstead Dwarf originates from.
Munstead Dwarf Lavender is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Munstead Dwarf have been kindly provided by our members.
In order to maintain the compact shape, prune lavender Munstead soon after flowering back to about 2cm of the previous years growth.2A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Munstead Dwarf is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. USDA Hardiness Zone 5 to 9 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Ensure your soil is sandy, loamy and silty and has a ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 as Lavender is a weakly acidic soil to neutral soil loving plant.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Munstead Dwarf about 1 days after your last frost date.
Angustifolius is Latin for "thin"or “narrow”.1
Named after Gertrude Jeckyll’s Munstead Wood Garden.2
Dwarf Munstead, English Lavender
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