Wexford Lavender Farm will sell the following varieties of lavender, all hardy varieties suitable for the Irish climate. Plants are available in 2 litre pots and are ready to be planted out or potted into containers – why not take some home to enjoy in your own garden or to give to someone as a gift? Our Gift Shop also offers you the facility to buy several lavender products such as handmade soaps, natural cosmetics, organic essential oil, handmade hearts, candles, cards and much more.
Lavender Species Overview
Hidcote Purple (Lavandula Angustifolia ‘Hidcote Purple’): Known for its dark purple spikes this variety is striking in any garden setting. Grows to 18-24” high and has lovely long blossoms. Leaves are grey-green in colour.
Munstead (Lavandula Angustifolia ‘Munstead’): A popular variety with lavender-violet stems that grow up to 30” and flowers all summer.
Rosea (Lavandula Angustifolia ‘Rosea’): A popular pink lavender, flowers are a pale pink with light green leaves. Stems grow 18-25” high, pink lavender is very striking when planted against any of the dark flowered varieties. This variety is a slow grower compared to many of its cousins!
‘Grosso’ (Lavandula Intermedia): Grosso is a hybrid variety known for its high oil content, the plant is also lovely in a garden setting with long violet flowers on grey-green stems, it works well as a hedge. Our lavender field is planted with Grosso.
Lavender Stoechas – also known as French or Spanish Lavender: ‘Fathead’ a popular French lavender with attractive pink/purple flower heads. French lavenders are not distilled for essential oil as they do not have the bracts which contain oil. French lavender with its beautiful feathery ‘ears’ makes a great addition to any garden; it also flowers for longer than English lavender. Stems grow to 18-24”. As French lavender is not as hardy we recommend planting in containers or close to the house for protection
during the winter months.