There are approximately 20 different species of lavender belonging to the species Lavandula. In addition, there are countless numbers of hybrid varieties that have been created through crossing the different species!
In the language of flowers, lavender flowers denote purity, silence, devotion and caution.
Lavender can be propagated by seed or by cuttings. When lavender is started by seed, some of the offspring may very in appearance from their parent plant.
All types of lavender plants are attractive to bees and butterflies.