'Premier' is a wonderful English variety of lavender, with long elegant stems of fragrant flowers. The calyx color (bud) is dark purple, corolla (petals) is violet. It is great for drying and crafting, and also for cooking, especially desserts and drinks. This English lavender is great for two seasons of bloom, with a heavy early summer bloom and substantial bloom in the fall as well.</div> <div> </div> <div>Plant in full sun with very dry conditions once the root system is established. Prune the plant back at least 30% after each bloom, and fertilize once or twice a year, in the early spring and fall.