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LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'

Commonly known as Common lavender


 

Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Small individually £7.50 each , 10+ £6.50 each 

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 1 to 1.5 Litre
  • Evergreen - silvery-grey leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - violet purple
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 75cm (30in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - compact, bushy shrub
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - named after the Arts and Crafts garden at Hidcote, Glos. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - froghoppers, grey mould, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - western Mediterranean.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Spikes - - dense spikes to 8cm (3in) long
  • Tubular
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Linear - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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