HERB - Lavender
Christine A Seelye-King
mermayde at juno.com
Wed Mar 17 13:32:49 PST 1999
Here in Meridies (Atlanta), the only species of lavender that survives
the temperatures well is Spanish Lavender.
On Wed, 17 Mar 1999 09:15:40 -0600 Mike and Pat Luco <mikel at pdq.net>
>Living in the State of Texas have you had success with lavender?
>Every year we pick
>out a few good specimens from the herb shop, plant them in partial
>shade, and water
>when they get dry. They seem to do well until around August, when the
>temps get near
>100 and the rains cease. We live in Houston so our weather is wetter,
>about as hot
>and definitely more humid. In the summer its not unusual to have dual
>90's (95+ °F,
>and 90% humidity), this usually spells doom for most European herbs.
>Pennyroyal is a winter annual (like pansies), dying off in the heat of
> summer. On
>the positive side we have a bay laurel bush, and rosemary borders that
>stay all year.
>> Hope this helps some, and don't hesitate to yell for help!
>Henri and Antea
>Kingdom of Ansteorra, Barony Stargate
>Purveyors of fine herbs and spices
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