The Q&A Archives: kinds of Lavender

Question: I'm wanting to know the name of the lavender plant that stays small? I looked over your selection in the Lompoc store and only saw one veriety and it looked to be the spreading kind.

Answer: The smallest cultivars of Lavandula Angustifolia include 'Alba' (white flowering), 'Alpine Alba' (white), 'Blue Cushion' (light blue-violet), 'Baby Blue' (medium blue-violet), 'Backhouse Nana' (dark blue-violet), 'H B Spica' (light blue-violet), 'Lady' (medium blue-violet), 'Munstead' (medium blue-violet), 'Nana Alba' (white), 'Pastor's Pride) (medium blue-violet), 'Silver Leaf' (the smallest - bright purple flowers), and 'England' (dark blue-violet).

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