Spanish Lavender (Lavender stoechas)
- Similar to other varieties, but one unique characteristic is how it flowers.
Lavender flowers are known to represent purity, silence, devotion serenity, grace and calmness.
Lavender can be used:
medicinally, to aid sleep
as a scented repellent….excellent for mosquito, midge and fly repellents
as a culinary herb, the flowers are delicious when used for baking purposes
as a household freshener and cleaning agent.
Lavender flowers are butterfly magnets and the shrubs are known to be buck & rabbit resistant which make them great from farm yard gardening.
Lavender is actually part of the mint family.