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EvergreenNarrowly oblong leaves to 5cm (2in).
PurpleShades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
Dwarf shrubTypically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.Compact, bushy shrub
Hardy - cold winterHardy 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)
LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Twickel Purple'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - insectsPests & DiseasesFroghoppers, grey mould, honey fungus.Place of originGarden origin. Bred at Twickel Castle, Netherlands.Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Flower ShapeSpikesDense spikes to 8cm (3in) longTubular
Garden Location/ConditionsCoastal / windsweptSlightly back from the sea with more shelterPatio / pot plants
Pruning groupPruning group 7Suitable 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 PlantsScented flowersScented foliage
Soil ConditionsMedium to light, fertile, well drained soil
WildlifeBee friendlyButterfly friendly
- Lavender Care
- Harvesting for drying - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Pruning French Lavender - Video Tip ondemand_video
- General dead-heading of Lavender - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Propagation by cuttings - Video Tip ondemand_video