Levander belongs to the family Lamiaceae and the genus Lavandula. The
genuine lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is a highly aromatic perennial,
evergreen, bushy plant with woody shoots rising height 40-80 cm. The leaves are
lanceolate and the flowers grow at the top of the shoots. The harvest takes place
in May and June. It is used in perfumery, soap making and in medicine as a tonic
and anti-catarrhal herb.