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  • common lavender / Lavandula angustifolia
  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 1.2m

common lavender

common lavender / Lavandula angustifolia

Perfect for pollinators £9.99 £4.99
Pot size 2.5 litre pot
2.5 litre pot
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Flower colour: pale to deep purple
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Dense spikes of fragrant, pale to deep purple flowers appear in summer above the mounds of steely, grey-green foliage. This English lavender makes a fabulous informal hedge and is perfect for a sunny, well-drained site. The fragrant flower-spikes are highly attractive to bees and other beneficial insects and the leaves can be used for making pot-pourri.

  • Garden care: Cut back the stalks after the flowers have faded. Carefully trim back in April, taking care not to cut into old wood.