Lavender is one of the most popular small garden shrubs thanks to its wonderful scent and immense drought tolerance. They are perfectly happy in full sun and the deep purple flower spikes provide great color to your yard or balcony.
While most lavender varieties yield purple flowers, some cultivars come in pure white or pink. All lavenders are extremely attractive to bees and butterflies. They make an excellent cut flower and you can also use them for medicinal purposes as well.
Here are ten different lavender varieties that will fill your garden with the most gorgeous scent all summer.
10. Hidcote English Lavender
The Hidcote English lavender is very popular for its deep purple blossoms and tidy height. If you are looking for edging garden beds or walkways, this is a great choice.
It grows in smaller mounds, 12 to 18 inches tall and wide. The sweetly scented flowers are tasty and edible as well.