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What is the difference between willow verbena and lavender

Verbena officinalis, mostly purple or fuchsia, was originally grown in Europe, preferring to grow in higher altitude areas. The whole grass is used for medicine. It is cool in nature and tastes a bit like taste.

Lavender, with small and dense flowers, is mainly grown in Xinjiang.

Lavender is a perennial cold-resistant flower in the garden with elegant leaves and high inflorescences of blue and purple. It is suitable for floribunda or band planting, or potted ornamental.

The difference between verbena and lavender

Division of families

Verbena and lavender have some similarities in appearance. Without careful observation, it is difficult to distinguish them.

Verbena and lavender have many differences. Verbena is a perennial upright herb. Lavender is a dwarf shrub with a distinct distinction between family and genus.

Leaf differentiation

The leaves of willow verbena are in the shape of willow leaves. After careful observation, it can be found that the leaves of Verbena intersect each other.

The shape of the blade is different in different periods. At first, the leaves are oval, and then they gradually become willow leaves. The leaves of the lavender are linear, and the leaves are small and curl outward.

Flower difference

There are also distinct differences between the two flowers. The inflorescence of Verbena is umbrella-shaped, and the small flowers grow on the top of the flower stem, and the color is mostly fuchsia or lilac.

The inflorescence of lavender has a round umbrella shape. These flowers are dense and colorful and can be divided into blue, purple and pink.

Origin differentiation

Willow Verbena grows in Europe, mainly on hillsides or high-altitude streams. Now our country is planted.

Lavender was originally grown in Italy and France and cultivated in various countries. Currently growing mainly in Xinjiang.