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Lavender Duo Collection

English Lavender, French Lavender

Hardy Shrub

We've brought together two of our favourite lavenders, one English, one French, to create the perfect entente cordiale in beds, borders and containers! English Lavender 'Grosso' and French Lavender 'Fathead' have been selected for their large flower heads for superior summer fragrance and colour, and hardy evergreen foliage for year round performance in the garden. Place them in beds and containers where you can get up close to enjoy the summer colour and fragrance. Use the collection to create a low flowering hedge, or plant them with your favourite roses to create the perfect cottage garden planting combo. Heights and spreads: up to 100cm (39").

Collection comprises:
Lavender 'Grosso' - Highly scented, deep blue-purple flower on long stems above narrow-leaved, grey-green foliage. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 100cm (39").
Lavender 'Fathead' - a glorious cottage garden plant, with a spicy fragrance, different to the usual Lavender. The evergreen plants also look highly ornamental, yet are easy to grow. The nectar-rich flowers of Lavender 'Fathead' are particularly attractive to bees. Height and spread: 60cm (24").

Ideal For:
patio, hedges, cottage gardens, scented gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July, August, September
full sun
    • 10 lavender jumbo plug plants (5 of each variety)

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    • £12.99
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    • 20 lavender jumbo plug plants (10 of each variety)

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    • £19.99
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Grow lavender plants on free draining soil in full sun. French lavender is slightly less hardy than it English cousin and will appreciate a sheltered position, such as the base of a warm wall.

Lavenders dislike wet ground, particularly during winter. Improve heavy soil conditions by adding coarse grit or sharp sand prior to planting. When growing 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 lavender back to within 2cm (1") of the previous year's growth to maintain a compact, well shaped plant.

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.

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