Cutting off old flower heads promotes second flush of flowers. Trim stems back after flowering to keep plant compact.
take care not to cut into old wood
Old plants easily become untidy and will need replacing
Can be grown from seed but easier from cuttings with a heel taken in mid summer.
Strike into gritty compost in a clay pot
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Hidcote about 1 days after your last frost date.
Likes borders, tubs and containers in sun on well drained soil, use to edge a path or make a low hedgeEnsure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Hidcote is a hardy plant.
Lavender flowers can be harvested just as they begin to open to dry for pillows and sachets or for culinary useThis variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.
Angustifolius is Latin for "thin"or “narrow”.1
Hidcote Blue, Hidcote Dwarf