Is it a herb? Is a flower? It's Lavender! Lavender one of the most popular flowering herb plants that really stands out in the garden with its fragrant flowers that dry beautifully. Additionally, a lavender plant can deter pests such as flies and mosquitoes. Just saying the word "lavender" evokes memories of its alluring scent and flowers. Lavender is such a romantic flower that every gardener sooner or later succumbs to the urge to grow it. Prized for its fragrance, medicinal properties, and beautiful colour, lavender is a valued plant across the world.