English Lavender Hidcote English Lavender Hidcote
English Lavender Hidcote
English Lavender Hidcote

English Lavender 'Hidcote'

Traditional English Lavender. Hardy, fragrant and a magnet for Bees and Butterflies
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Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
RHS Garden Merit
RHS Perfect Pollinators
  • Nothing beats the sight and smell of an English Lavender hedge in full flower in Summer.
  • A mecca for bees, which do vital pollination work in gardens for bigger fruit & vegetable crops.
  • The classic hedging plant for decoration and long season interest, 'Hidcote' is one of the best varieties.
  • For hedging, plant 25cm apart (10''), which will fill gaps in two seasons.
  • Supplied as a set of 12 plug plants, ready to be potted on and grown on before planting out.
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Product Description

Seen in some of the swankiest gardens across the country, lavender 'Hidcote' is the classic, hardy English Lavender, and will transform your garden with colour and incredible fragrance!

The silvery grey foliage and pure purple blooms are packed with a heady scent and will provide you a colourful spectacle from early to mid-summer. 'Hidcote' is one of the most aromatic varieties, grown widely in the fragrance market, yet is a great garden variety too. The purple flowers are also a magnet to bees, butterflies, and other beneficial creatures, which will have your garden buzzing with wildlife - literally! 

Growing up to 60cm tall, a hedge of traditional English lavender can be used in many ways. Try planting it around beds, borders, or paths, to divide up parts of your garden or to make an eye-catching parterre or knot garden space plants 30cm apart. Once established, a lavender hedge is extremely drought tolerant. Keep it in great shape by pruning twice a year; trim lightly in mid to late summer, removing spent flower heads. Prune again in early spring, removing about 2.5cm of growth. You can even cut the stems to make fragrant indoor dried displays!

Supplied as a set of 12 plug plants, ready to be potted on and grown on before planting out.

What Is Supplied

Item 480396 supplied as:
Supplied as a set of 12 plug plants, ready to be potted up and grown on before planting out.
Item 200509 supplied as:
Supplied as a collection of 6 jumbo plugs, ready to plant out.
Item 510319 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready to plant.
Item 510839 supplied as:
Supplied as 10 established plants in 9m pots, ready to plant.

Plant Information

Top Tips

In late summer, clip the plants back lightly after the flowers have faded. Cut the stems back by a few inches, but not so far that the stems are bare of live foliage, and plants will then have time to produce new shoots before winter dormancy.

Care Guide

  • This drought-tolerant plant thrives in a sunny border, container, herb or gravel gardens.
  • Best planted between April and May when the soil is warming up, lavender thrives in most free-draining soils in full sun. Heavier soils should have some grit added to improve drainage and to open them up.
  • Space plants 90cm (3ft) apart, or if growing a hedge, 30cm (1ft) apart or, 45cm (18in) for larger cultivars.
  • Lavender can be grown in large pots, 30-40cm (1ft-16in) diameter, using a multipurpose or loam-based compost such as JI No 3, with some extra coarse grit, (up to 30%), to improve drainage, along with some controlled release fertiliser granules.
  • Ensure that the compost is regularly watered in summer, although for improved cold tolerance, kept on the dry side during winter by standing in a cold greenhouse or in the rain shadow of walls.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Planting Time
Flowering Time
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
60cm
75cm

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Replaced more plants than those that died. Very generous
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First class plants and all very healthy
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Items were sent very quickly and the packaging was excellent.
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They arrived in good condition.
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Always,a pleasure to do business with Garden Bargains, that have helped me transform my garden from a wasteland to a paradise at very low cost.
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Superb value and very healthy plants
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Have always had a excellent experience with garden bargains on every purchase I've made
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The lavender plugs were of a good quality and size avery pleased with the delivery tlme
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Very pleased with purchase.
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English Lavender 'Hidcote'
English Lavender 'Hidcote'
10 x 9cm Pot
Item: 480396
RRP £12.99
Deal Price £7.99
Save: £5.00 - 38%