Plant ID forum: New at gardening! Can someone tell me what type of lavender this is?

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Jul 27, 2016 8:35 AM CST

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Name: Lauri
N Central Wash. - the dry side (Zone 5b)
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Jul 27, 2016 8:40 AM CST
Looks like maybe English Lavender to me.
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Name: Laurie b
Western Washington (Zone 7b)
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Aug 2, 2016 5:47 AM CST
Linaria purpurea. It's fallen and it can't get up. They need staking in my yard, too. Comes back every year and spreads by seed. Some may call it a little aggressive, I love it. and it is easy to move.
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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Aug 2, 2016 6:08 AM CST
Welcome! Oglebrandy. There are lots of different lavenders, it may be difficult to be precise. Check out Lavandula in the NGA database here:

It does look like lavender, did you buy it as a generic lavender or see it growing somewhere? If there's any doubt it's a lavender there's always the smell test. Smiling

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