English lavender (also known as true lavender) is a small evergreen shrub and is the most aromatic variety of the lavenders. It is pest resistant and a low maintenance herb. It’s fairly easy to grow, but can be difficult to get started from seed. Many people choose to propagate lavender from cuttings instead as it is much easier.
How To Grow Lavender
A full sun location with slightly alkaline soil. Choose a well drained location. You can also add contractors sand to the soil to increase drainage.Bone meal, so add some to the soil when planting to help with growth. You can also dust a little bit of wood ash around the bottom on my plants about once a year. Only water lavender when the soil is dry to the touch. Lavender dislikes being wet, but don’t let it get so dry that it starts to wilt.