Mr Fothergill’s Lavender Hidcote Blue (Lavandula angustifolia) Seeds
€3.50 “Price excl. VAT: €3.50”
A compact plant with deep blue flowers and contrasting foliage. Lovely as a fragrant low hedge or border edging.
Height: 60 cm/24-inch
Plant Class: Hardy Shrub (HS)
Useful Information: Full sun; Suitable for cutting; Suitable for attracting Bees; Suitable for attracting Butterflies; Fragrant variety; Suitable for attracting wildlife; Awarded the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit; Perfect for Pollination
Sow and Grow: Sow indoors, February-June, 0.5 cm (1/4-inch) deep, in a tray of compost. Water well and place in a cold frame, unheated greenhouse, or on a warm kitchen windowsill. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 21-50 days. Pot on individually, when large enough to handle, to 7.5 cm (3-inch) pots. Always hold by a leaf, never by the stem. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out, into well-drained soil, September-October, 30 cm (12-inch) apart. Flowers: July-September, the following year.
Hints and Tips: Bring wildlife into your garden: Much loved by nectar-feeding insects, such as butterflies, bees and lace wings. Later in the season, when seed ripens, it becomes valuable food for many bird species.
Availability: 4 in stock