LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Twickel Purple'

Commonly known as Common lavender

Grey-green leaves and lavender-blue flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrowly oblong leaves to 5cm (2in).
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • 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

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Twickel Purple'

 
Available Early Spring 2023 - 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+ £7.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2023
plant size comparison icon 1 to 1.5 Litre
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Larger plants in season individually £10.00 each , 10+ £9.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Froghoppers, grey mould, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Bred at Twickel Castle, Netherlands.
    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
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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
  1m (39in)
 

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