Lavender would have to be the number one plant for a summer scent. Plant some near a patio area, in a patio Pot or line a path or steps with some. They are fragrant to the touch all year and in summer their aromatic oils fill the air. Now widely recognised as one of the most important healing herbs we have today, no home should be without one.
Typically angustifolia or True Lavender has a compact habit and is narrow-leaved, to which the epithet angustifolia refers. The foliage is green-grey or grey-green and forms about half the height of the bush. It has short flower stalks and short cylindrical flowerheads. The flowers appear in June and July and last until end of September and have a rich sweet scent. aromatherapy.
Grows to 45cm x 45cm. Plant 3 per metre for a hedge