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Growing & Knowing Lavender PDF-Ebook

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You may think that lavender is only the nice smelling purple flower grown in traditional cottage gardens- think again! Explore lavenders with the ebook- Growing and Knowing Lavenders. There are so many beautiful species and cultivars of lavenders that you may have never discovered before. White, dark pinks, small intricate flowers- amazing!

Lavender is perhaps one of the most popular herbs grown worldwide.

Thousands of acres of lavender are grown commercially, particularly in Europe, for lavender oil which is mainly used in cosmetics and soaps. The plants are ideal for hedges, garden shrubs and topiary. Dried flowers are used in potpourri, sachets, Sand other crafts. Dried flowers are also sometimes used in cooking (e.g. to flavour bread or biscuits).

Written by John Mason, this ebook is 117 pages of wonderfully illustrated pages that explain the different lavenders, different names and growing conditions. This ebook also looks at uses for lavender in the garden, home and even business opportunities.

Table of Contents:
CHAPTER 1 DIVERSITY AND CLASSIFICATION

The lavender family
Lavandula angustifolia syn L.vera, L.spica, L.officinalis (English lavender)
Lavandula stoechas ssp. stoechas (Spanish/Italian lavender)
Lavandula stoechas ssp stoechas ‘alba’
Lavandula stoechas ssp. pendunculata – syn. L. stoechas ssp. canariensis
Lavandula viridis
Lavandula dentata var. candicans
Lavandula canariensis
Lavandula pubescens
Lavandula abrotanoides
Lavandula bipinnata
Lavandula gibsonii
Lavandula subnuda
Lavandula macra
Lavandula aristibracteata
Tim Upson’s Classification
Lavandula angustifolia
Lavandula lanata
Lavandula latifolia
Lavandula dentata var. dentata
Lavandula dentata var. candicans
Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas
Lavandula stoechas subsp. pedunculata
Lavandula stoechas subsp. sampaiana
Lavandula stoechas subsp. lusitanica
Lavandula stoechas subsp. luisieri
Lavandula stoechas subsp. atlantica
Lavandula stoechas subsp. maderensis
Lavandula stoechas subsp. cariensis
Lavandula viridis
Lavandula multifida
Lavandula canariensis
Lavandula pinnata
Lavandula buchii
Lavandula minutolii
Lavandula maroccana
Lavandula tenuisecta
Lavandula mairei
Lavandula antineae
Lavandula coronopifolia (syn. L. stricta)
Lavandula pubescens
Lavandula citriodora
Lavandula subnuda
Lavandula macra
Lavandula dhofarensis
Lavandula setifera
Lavandula nimmoi
Lavandula galgalloensis
Lavandula aristibracteata
Lavandula somaliensis
Lavandula gibsonii
Lavandula bipinnate
Lavandula basikensis
Lavandula atriplicifolia
Lavandula erythreae
McNaughton’s Classification

CHAPTER 2 GROWING LAVENDER
Growing conditions
Cultural controls
Considering flower quality and quantity
Propagation
Buying lavender plants
Summary for lavender

CHAPTER 3 LAVENDER SPECIES
Lavandula abrotanoides
Lavandula alba
Lavandula angustifolia
Lavandula aristibracteata
Lavandula bipinnata
Lavandula buchii
Lavandula canariensis
Lavandula chaytoriae
Lavandula coronopifolia
Lavandula delphinensis
Lavandula dentata
Lavandula gibsonii
Lavandula x intermedia
Lavandula lanata
Lavandula latifolia
Lavandula maroccana
Lavandula minutolii
Lavandula multifida
Lavandula nana
Lavandula officinalis
Lavandula pedemontan
Lavandula pedunculata
Lavandula pinnata
Lavandula praecox
Lavandula pubescens
Lavandula pyrenaica:
Lavandula rotundifolia
Lavandula serrata
Lavandula spica
Lavandula stoechas
Lavandula subnuda
Lavandula viridis

CHAPTER 4 CULTIVARS
Lavandula angustifolia cultivars
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Arctic Snow’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ashdown Forest’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Backhouse Purple’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Betty’s Blue’
Lavandula angustifolia Blue Ice
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Cedar Blue’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Clarmo’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Foveaux Storm’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote Pink’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Imperial Gem’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Lady Ann’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Lady Laverna’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Melissa Lilac’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Miss Dawnderry’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Miss Katherine’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Nana Atropurpurea’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Peter Pan’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Princess Blue’
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Rosea’
Lavandula stoechas cultivars
Lavandula stoechas ‘Avonview’
Lavandula stoechas ‘Ballerina’
Lavandula stoechas ssp. pedunculata ‘Butterfly’
Lavandula stoechas ‘Bella Purple’
Lavandula stoechas ‘Devonshire Compact’
Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas f. rosea ‘Kew Red’
Lavandula stoechas ‘Madrid Purple’
Lavandula stoechas ssp lusitanica ‘Lusi Pink’
Lavandula stoechas ‘Marshwood’
Lavandula stoechas ssp. pedunculata ‘Pukehou’
Lavandula ‘Willowbridge Calico’
Lavandula stoechas ‘With Love’
Lavandula X Intermedia Cultivars (Lavandins)
Lavandula x ‘Christiana’
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Grosso’
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Edelweiss’
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Gros Bleu’
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Heavenly Scent’
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Provence’
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Sussex’
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Walberton’s Silver Edge’ = ‘Walvera’

CHAPTER 5 USING LAVENDER
Lavender Oil
Lavender crafts
Culinary use
Medicinal uses
Cosmetics
Cleaning
Landscaping with lavender

CHAPTER 6 LAVENDER BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
Types of Lavender Products

APPENDIX

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