South River Lavender

South River Lavender currently tends 400 mature plants, mostly Grosso and Provence , with ongoing efforts to increase our lavender crop size and hand crafted herb products. We cultivate a beautiful blend of violet-blue, deep purple and white varieties that include:

South River Lavender, El Dorado County, Amador County Lavendula Angustifolia, English Lavenders - typically smaller bushes with downy leaves that begin whitish-grey and turn green by mid-summer with deep purple blooms. We cultivate Lady, Munstead and Hidcote varieties.

Lavandula x intermedia, Lavandins - a hybrid species with long stems and bountiful fragrance have gray leaves and light blue-violet flowers. Our cultivars include Hidcote Giant, Grosso, Provence, Dutch and Alba.

All of our lavender is harvested by hand and sold fresh cut or naturally air dried to preserve the fragrance and deep, rich color of the flower buds and blooms. We also grow and use rosemary, eucalyptus, manzanita and a variety of flowering herbs, native California sages and farm distilled essential oils in our Farmers Market fare.  Please view our products page for more information about our lavender bouquets, artisan wreaths, soaps and sachets.

South River Lavender, Lavendula Angustifolia, English Lavenders,Lavendula x Intermedia, Lavadins