|This lavender has broad leaves and branched flower stalks, otherwise similar to English Lavender. This is the classic lavender used in sachets, perfumes, wands, etc. Foliage is aromatic and grey-green and flowers are mauvish-blue, appearing in July and August. Several dwarf varieties include: Compacta, Hidecote, Jean Davis, and Twickle Purple. Thrives in full sun and loose, well-drained soil. Little to no fertilization best. To keep plants compact, prune soon after flowering.