Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote’
English lavender ‘Hidcote’, Lavandula spica ‘Hidcote Purple’ , Lavandula ‘Hidcote’ , Lavandula ‘Hidcote Blue’ , Lavender Hidcote, Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote Blue’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Hidcote’ _ ‘Hidcote’ is a compact, bushy, evergreen shrub with linear, silver-grey leaves and upright stems bearing dense spikes of fragrant, purple flowers in summer.
The flowers are highly scented. Good for drying.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Dark-purple in Summer
Silvery-grey in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Cuckoo spit , Rosemary leaf beetle
Pruning group 10.
0.6m ht x 0.8m spWHERE TO GROW
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote’ (English lavender ‘Hidcote’) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.8m after 2-5 years.
Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flavouring food and drinks, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers, Rock, Wildlife
Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Does best in a sheltered position.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
South, East, West