Asked by: Wade Verpoort
asked in category: General Last Updated: 2nd April, 2020

Does English lavender bloom all summer?

While Lavender is usually regarded as a summer-blooming flower, some Lavender plants are early bloomers with their magnificent blooms appearing early in spring. Others are late bloomers with blooms opening up in midsummer and lasting until late summer. Some bloom almost continuously from spring to summer's end.

Click to see full answer.


Then, which lavender blooms the longest?

A: Two of the longest blooming kinds of lavender are Lavandula angustifolia 'Irene Doyle' and the hybrid L. 'Goodwin Creek Grey. ' The best way to have lavender blooming all summer is to plant several different kinds that bloom sequentially.

Additionally, how do I keep my lavender blooming? Keep lavender foliage as dry as possible. Position the lavender plants with plenty of space between them to encourage drying air circulation. Remove, or deadhead, spent blooms regularly for the entire blooming season. This prolongs the overall blooming duration and promotes bushier growth.

Consequently, does lavender bloom more than once a year?

Lavandula angustifolia English lavender blooms in late spring to early summer, so if it's pruned lightly just after its first flowering, it will likely flower again in late summer. After this second flowering, a full pruning—in late August—will prepare it for winter and encourage more blooms in spring.

Can you get lavender in September?

Plant of the Month September-Lavender. Delightfully scented, calming, and great for bees. Lavender is easy to grow, looks great individually or in a hedge and are sure to produce a profusion of delightful blooms over an extended season.

39 Related Question Answers Found

Why isn't my lavender flowering?

How often should lavender be watered?

Which is the strongest smelling lavender?


How do you deadhead lavender?

What do you do with lavender after it blooms?

When should I cut back my lavender?

What is a lavender bloom called?

What happens if you don't prune lavender?


Can I cut lavender back to the ground?

Why is my lavender not purple?

Why is my lavender dying?


Can you harvest lavender after it has bloomed?

Why is my lavender turning brown?