|“||he built a gilded gondola to wander in, and had in her a load of yellow oranges and porridge for his provender; he perfumed her with marjoram and cardamon and lavender.||”|
–Errantry, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil
Lavender is a type of flower from the real world that grows in groups throughout Middle-earth in biomes including the Shire, Gondor and Eriador. Bree-land and Bree-hobbit florists hold lavender in their hands when idle.
Black Iris •