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Lavender Collection

Lavandula angustifolia, English Lavender

Hardy Shrub

Add fragrance and beauty to your garden with this fabulous collection of English Lavenders. The fragrant flowers are highly attractive to bees, and excellent for cutting and drying. Perfect for fragrant patio containers or try growing Lavender as a low hedge or path edging where the perfume can be appreciated as you brush past the aromatic evergreen foliage. Heights and spreads: Up to 60cm (24").


  • Collection comprises:
  • Lavender angustifolia 'Hidcote' - With its compact habit and dark purple flower spikes, this is one of the nation's best known varieties and worth holder of an RHS AGM.
  • Lavender 'Munstead' - This neat, compact variety of English lavender bears masses of dark purple-blue flower spikes.
  • Lavender 'Ellagance Sky' - A stunning variety with large, attractive, fragrant, sky-blue spikes on strong stems, with a bushy, well-branched habit.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
hedges, cottage gardens, scented gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September
Position:
full sun
    • 18 lavender plug plants - 6 of each variety

    • SAVE *£12.98  
    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £17.97 £4.99
Pot up plants using free-draining compost, and grow them on in frost free conditions until large enough to plant outside. Once they are well grown, acclimatise English lavender plants to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days before planting out on free draining soil in full sun. Lavenders dislike wet ground, particularly during winter. Improve heavy soil conditions by adding coarse grit or sharp sand prior to planting. When growing English lavender in large patio containers, use a well drained soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3. After planting, prune lavender plants to encourage bushy growth.
Water regularly throughout summer until lavender plants are fully established. Once established, they are reasonably drought tolerant. Immediately after flowering, prune English lavender back to within 2cm (1") of the previous year's growth to maintain a compact, well shaped plant. Culinary idea: Make delicious lavender sugar or lavender and mint jelly from the freshly picked flowers.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

Reviews
  1. Limited Success

    By Jessica Bishop 04-10-2016

    Potted these the weekend that they arrived, adding grit etc to help with the drainage. However after a week I think it is safe to say the survival rate has been minimal, with one variety not lasting at all after looking particularly sad upon arrival. Seems to be a good deal but hasn't worked very well for me.

    Faye
    04-10-2016

    Thank you for your review. I am sorry to learn of your disappointment with your purchase. At your earliest convenience please contact our Customer Care Department at ccare@thompson-morgan.com, one of our agents will be more than happy to look into this further for you.

  2. Tiny - 9 died :(

    By Liz Sherratt 29-05-2016

    These were surprisingly tiny compared to the Lavender plugs in other T and M 'Collections'. Some were quite poorly on arrival - the Ellagance Sky were the most limp. Sadly 3 of each type died after being potted up. Have eMailed Customer Care and am hoping that they can send replacements.

    Ryan
    30-05-2016

    Thank you for your review. I am sorry to learn of your disappointment with your purchase. We will be in touch shortly to help with your query.

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