In a small saucepan, combine sugar, lemon juice, water, dried lavender, and 2-3 drops of neon purple food coloring (if desired).
Simmer over low-medium heat for 15 minutes, whisking frequently.
Remove from heat and allow to cool for at least 15 minutes.
Pour the mixture through a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth to remove the lavender buds.
To mix the lavender lemonade cocktail, fill the bottom of each glass with 2 oz. of lavender lemon syrup, and top it off with 6 oz. of Prosecco. Garnish each cocktail with a lemon wheel and a sprig of lavender
* You may substitute dried lavender with fresh lavender or 3 drops of food-grade lavender essential oil if desired.