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Lavandula angustifolia is a flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family. It is a strongly aromatic shrub growing as high as 1 to 2 metres (3.3 to 6.6 ft) tall. The leaves are evergreen, 2–6 centimetres (0.79–2.4 in) long, and 4–6 millimetres (0.16–0.24 in) broad. Lavender flowers are pinkish-purple and one might even say—lavender colored. The produce on spikes 2–8 cm (0.79–3.1 in) long at the top of slender, leafless stems 10–30 cm (3.9–12 in) long.
Also Known As:
Lavandin, english lavender.
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