Five for Five My top favorites

My Favorites! My Top Fives = Five for Five  These are my personnel favorites after use and application trials.

Best Lavender for Crafts

  • Folgate
  • Miss Katherine
  • Impress Purple
  • Royal Velvet
  • Wycoff

Best Lavenders for Cooking

  • Folgate
  • Buena Vista
  • Miss Katherine
  • Royal Velvet
  • Provence

Best Lavender for Essential Oil & Hydrosol

  • True Grosso
  • Maillette
  • Folgate
  • Impress Purple
  • Hidcote Pink

Best Lavender to Landscape with in the Rocky Mountains and High Dessert Country – top ten

  • Lavandula x intermedia ‘Gros Bleu’
  • Lavandula x intermedia ‘Edelweiss’
  • Lavandula angustifolia ‘Buena Vista’
  • Lavandula angustifolia ‘Tuckers Early’
  • Lavandula angustifolia ‘Coconut Ice’
  • Lavaandula x chaytorae ‘Ana Luisa’
  • Lavandula angustifolia ‘Folgate’
  • Lavandula angustifolia ‘Purple Bouquet’

Best Companion Plants to Lavender – in the landscape-my top five. These bloom at the same time as lavender and are also drought tolerant plants.

Achillea ‘Yarrow’ – yellow ‘moonshine’ low growing; ‘Giant’ tall yellow yarrow

Centranthus ‘Red Jupiters Beard’

Penstemon ‘Nearly Red’

Salvia ‘Sensation Deep Rose’ Pink rose flowers, blooms mid summer

Agastache ‘Rosita’


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