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Language of Lavender

This section is intended to help you understand specific words or phrases used by lavender enthusiasts that appear in various places on the website. Buds: usually refers to flower buds from plants within the Lavandula augustifolia or Lavandula x intermedia…

Oregon Lavender Farms Photo Gallery

OLA PHOTO CONTEST GALLERY Click the thumbnail of each photo below to enlarge it. Then, you can use the controls at the bottom of the image to view all the images, enlarge, or view as a slide show.  

Follow the Bloom

April-May The first lavenders to bloom are (Lavandula stoechas) cultivars, sometimes called Spanish lavender. They begin blooming in late April and May. This lavender is primarily used as a drought tolerant landscape plant. They can be seen blooming at various…