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Lavender stoechas 'Bandera Purple'

Lavandula stoechas, French lavender

Hardy Shrub

Grow dwarf French Lavender from seed. It's now really easy and cost effective to grow your own exotic French Lavender from seed. What's even better is 'Bandera' is compact, staying at just 20-30cm tall, so would look attractive in terracotta pots on the patio, or as a low hedge. The fragrance is spicy and a little bit addictive! Height and Spread: 20cm (10").,

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

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden
Flowering Period:
June, July
Sowing Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (12 lavender seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.99

Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 60-65F (15-18C). Sow in well drained compost, just covering the seed with compost. Sow at any time of year. Germination can be slow. After sowing, seal container in a polythene bag and leave at 60-65F (15-18C) for 2 weeks, then place in a refrigerator (not freezer) for 3-6 weeks. After this return to the recommended germination temperature. If germination does not occur in 6-10 weeks return to the fridge for a further 3-6 weeks. Examine regularly whilst in the fridge and remove immediately the seeds show signs of germinating.


Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Grow on in a cold frame and plant out the following spring. Space the plants 30cm (12in) apart in full sun.

Prefers a well drained soil.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

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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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