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We are still processing mail orders as normal, with delivery within 14 working days. Orders over £25 to postcodes IP1 to IP8 and CO10 (Sudbury, Hadleigh and Ipswich areas) are eligible for our Free Local Delivery service. There is no minimum charge for Click and Collect.

Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'

Common Name: Lavender

Plant Family: Lamiaceae

5 for the price of 4
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'
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Price:  £5.00
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Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  mediterranean
Suggested Use:  Hedging or Screening
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Flower Colour:  Purple
Leaf Colour:  Grey
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  Yes
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Occasionally Affected
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


Popular cultivar with aromatic, silvery-grey leaves and spikes of deep purple flowers in summer. For well drained soil in full sun. Trim lightly after flowering then prune hard back in spring, without cutting back into non-shooting wood.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Goes well with
Calamintha 'Blue Cloud'

Calamintha 'Blue Cloud'£6.00

Lesser Calamint

An aromatic perennial making soft mounds of scented, grey leaves & masses of pale blue flowers throughout summer. A great filler for a sunny border and highly attractive to Bees.

Campanula portenschlagiana 'Catharina'

Campanula portenschlagiana 'Catharina'£6.00

Wall Bellflower

A delightful little perennial with masses of violet-blue, upward facing, bell-shaped flowers. Perfect for rockeries, pots or border edges. Will grow into the cracks of walls and paving.