CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Deep violet flowers 
  • French lavender
  • Large, good coverage
  • Hardy/long lasting
  • One of the strongest fragrance among Lavenders
  • Current size: 10 – 15cm from the base of the root ball to the top of the foliage.
  • Final height: approx. 80cm
  • Flowering mid to late summer 

 

IDEAL FOR:

  • Low maintenance gardens
  • scented gardens
  • Wildlife gardens 
  • Containers/ planters 
  • Low hedging
  • Borders
  • Flower beds
  • Arts & crafts 
  • Dried arrangements 
  • Culinary purposes 

 

PLANTING:

  • Ready to plant in the ground or in a pot
  • Planting space: 3 plants within a metre
  • Plant in well drained neutral-alkaline soil. You should incorporate grit/sharp sand when planting lavender to improve drainage in heavy soil. Lavender thrives in poor, sandy soil.
  • Plant in a sunny position
  • Water for approximately three weeks until established - A good soak to establish root growth

 

CARE:

  • Requires minimal watering: Do not over water.
  • Prune after flowering. Cut back quite hard but don’t cut into old wood, as this can reduce flowering potential the following year. Be careful not to remove green shoots as this can kill the plant.
  • Can be left in garden all year round