BABIES READY TO LEAVE HOME APRIL 2021
A compact evergreen shrub, with narrow, grey-green foliage and spikes of small, highly-fragrant, blue-purple flowers in mid to late summer. Flowers are lighter than Hidcote, and the shorter stature makes it a good choice for the front of the border. Early Flowering. Very fragrant.
Lavender is actually a low-growing shrub from the Mediterranean. The fragrant flowers and foliage make it a favourite for herb gardens and the perennial border. Also suitable for tubs or containers, in colder areas may need shelter for the winter. This reliable, compact selection has grey-green foliage and bright lavender-blue flowers.
Prune lightly in early spring, no harder than 4 inches. Lavender MUST have good drainage in order to avoid root rot problems. Consider growing in a raised bed or rock garden. Drought tolerant once established.
Lavandula are an indispensable member of the herb family, used for perfumes and potpourri. Use it in dry gardens, barren slopes, or bordering a sunny path. Its ornamental compact habit makes it a welcome addition to the perennial border.
Likes any well drained soil in full sun.
Height 10cm-50cm x Spread 50cm-1m.