Directions: Combine 3 cups sugar with 3 cups water. Bring to boiling and reduce heat, stirring often, until the sugar is dissolved. Place ½ cup dried lavender flowers in a large bowl. Pour the syrup over the dried flowers. Let stand until cool. Strain the syrup and keep chilled for up to a week. To serve, combine 4 cups syrup, 4 cups lemon juice and 8 cups water. Stir well. Serve over ice.