The ones that survived are the French lavenders. But it is still very hard to cultivate due to the high level of humidity and rains that we get.
My small experiment comes to an end and I therefore conclude that True Lavender (Lavandula angustifloia) will not thrive in the Philippines. However, French Lavender (Lavandula dentata) can thrive provided that you don't over water it. They also grow pretty easily through cuttings.
I have yet to plant more French lavenders and let's see how things will turn out. For now, while I'm nursing my lavender hearth ache, I'm moving on to new things. My next project is this:
And always remember: "Life is either one great adventure, or nothing."- Helen Keller
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