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lavandula angustifolia lavender Hidcote 17       


  • Famous for the deepest of purple flowers
  • borne on a compact silvery leaved shrub.
  • blooms 8-10 weeks after planting
  • 40-45 cm H
  • 45 apart
  • Prized for it’s highly aromatic flowers is favoured by oil producers,
  • but it is equally as valuable as a garden plant
  • thrives in the harshest of summers.
  • as border or in pots
  • attracts bees
  • full sun
  • remove spent flowers to keep compact
  • hardy perennial

This planting is in the Potager Raised beds garden .

Purchased from Middleborough Bunnings

Latest Milestone Planting Out

Quantity: 6

Plant Lavender Lavandula angustifolia 2008
Variety Hidcote 140


Care Instructions

If sowing directly, aim to sow 0.23 inches (0.6 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm).

Hidcote normally grows to a max height of 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has full sun light, which is a great match for Lavender 'Hidcote'.

Your garden has compost soil: try to position in a sand soil for the best result.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (10) is within the ideal range for Lavender 'Hidcote'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 11.

A soil ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 is ideal for Lavender 'Hidcote' as it does best in acidic to neutral soil so test your soil acidity often.

More information about lavandula angustifolia lavender Hidcote 17 is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All lavandula angustifolia lavender Hidcote 17 Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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