Lavender is an Old World ornamental plant originating in France. The minty, vibrant flower buds of these plants can be used in a variety of ways. Most popularly, lavender serves as a delicious tea and seasoning addition, such as an addition in Herbs de Provence.
The iconic lavender scent also makes it a favorite for perfumes and aromatherapy. Other popular usages include cosmetic oil and water infusions, decorative herbal and flower displays.