How to Draw a Lavender Flower

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Lavender Flower in 4 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Lavender Flower.

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How to Draw a Lavender Flower - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: First draw the center of the flower by making four or five small circles.

Step 2: Then draw the small rounded petals around each center. The flowers in the back should be an oblong shape connected to the front flowers.

Step 3: Next draw the leaves below the flowers. Each leaf should be long and pointed with a line down the middle.

Step 4: Lastly draw the stem from the bottom of the flowers to the center of the leaves.

Interesting Facts about Lavender

Lavender is a tall herb that is used for perfumes, and some cooking. It grows all over the world. They grow to 20 to 28 inches tall. Normally lavender flowers are purple, but they can be white or pink. Lavender grows in thin spikes. The flowers are tightly packed around a tall stem. Lavender grows naturally in Africa, the Mediterranean, Asia, and India. It has been imported though as a cash crop to other countries. The flower grows easy because it doesn’t take much care to make it grow. Just plenty of sunshine.

Did you know?

  • There are over 100 types of Lavender.
  • Lavender is a common flower used for cosmetics, like perfume.
  • Lavender was first sold to Greek traders in 600 BC.
  • The name Lavender comes from Latin meaning “to wash.”
  • Lavender oil can only be harvested at the hottest part of the day.

Activity: If you have an herbalist in your community, then invite them to talk to your class. They can talk about the uses of herbs in everyday life. Since Lavender is so popular, they may be able to show lavender products. If an herbalist isn’t available there are plenty of recipes online that call for lavender. Introduce your students to an afternoon snack infused with lavender.