Lavandula angustifolia, Lavender
Very popular, aromatic shrub with linear, semi-evergreen leaves and beautiful purple-blue flower spikes atop long, slender stems. It blooms profusely from early to late summer.
Lavender has been used culinarily and medicinally for thousands of years.
Today, this plant is used in soaps, lotions, perfumes, bath oils, potpourris etc.
The flowers and leaves are also used in herbal teas and...