by Georgieanna J. Harp
healing, captivating, alluring
mountains, countrysides, hills, valleys
stunning, ravishing, blossoming
Lavandula (common name lavender) is a genus of 47 known species of flowering plants in the mint family. It is native to the Old World and is found from Cape Verde, Canary Islands, Europe and across to northern and eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, southwest Asia, China to southeast India.
Many members of the genus are cultivated extensively in temperate climates for garden and landscape use and also commercially for the extraction of dried flower, bundles and essential oils. The Species cultivated by Lanna Lavender is Lavandula x Intermedia “Phenomenal” Plant pattent24193. It is large with elegant, sweetly fragrant mounds of silver foliage that yield purple-blue flower spikes with outstanding ornamental, fragrance and edible qualities.