Variety: English (Lavandula Angustifolia)
Name: Folgate Lavender
Height: Approximately 12″
Color: Grey-green evergreen foliage with rich, purple flower spikes
Qualities: Yields smaller amounts of oil but of higher quality & value, great for cooking!
A hard to find English variety:
Folgate is an English variety of lavender. It is a more compact plant with the typical evergreen foliage lavender is known for. The blooms are a deep purple and are highly fragrant. Folgate lavender is commonly used in culinary applications but also makes for a wonderful fresh or dried floral arrangement.
Folgate Lavender is one of the most desirable ENGLISH ‘Lavandula Angustifolia’ lavenders. It’s fragrant purple blooms are highlighted by a compact evergreen with narrow foliage. Folgate is a great source of lavender oil and flower parts for culinary use due to it’s aromatic scent.