Lavandula is the latin genus name for Lavender and is a member of the mint family.
It is grown by propagating new plants with cuttings. It is known throughout the world for its fragrance and beauty. It is a drought tolerant plant that thrives in dry sandy rocky soil that has good drainage. This picture illustrates the proper terminology for the parts of the lavender plant.
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I am Nicole Callen, lavender lover, farmer, and owner of Norwood Lavender Farm. My intention for this page is to bring you great lavender related content that you can use. Most of it contains culinary adventures that transpire in my kitchen, as I have a love for the complex floral flavor and depth that lavender brings to cooking. I like to say, "where nature meets gourmet".