Received six extremely healthy, full flowering plants exuding a strong lavender fragrance. The dark lavender blue colour is stunning, the stems short but tightly packed with flowers which are a real bee magnet. Highly recommended.
Lavandula angustifolia 'Loddon Blue' (Lavender'Loddon Blue')Herb Plant
Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.
The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.
Lavender 'Loddon Blue'(Lavandula angustifolia 'Loddon Blue') Herb in1 Litre Pot
Lavender 'Loddon Blue' is a dwarf evergreen strongly aromatic shrub, growing to 40-50cm tall, with grey green foliage and purple/blue flowers produced on spikes at the top of slender, leafless stems 10–30 cm long. As a compact mound forming lavender, it works well when grown at the front of borders, in pots or as an informal flowering hedge, the evergreen nature of the leaves make it an ideal hedging and garden plant as it will give structure to a garden throughout the year it can also be clipped into an attractive round mound shape to give a modern look. The flowers are also particularly attractive to bees. Lavender is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, native to the Mediterranean region and as such prefers a light free-draining soil and an open sunny sheltered position. Lavender enjoys being cut back hard (to 2 cm above the hardwood) after flowering in mid Sept and to maintain a neat shape they can be trimmed again in Spring after the first flush of new growth. Ideally plants should be replaced every 3-4 years as they will eventually become woody at the base especially if not regularly pruned, however, with the correct regular pruning they can last much longer.
The flowers of all Lavenders have long been harvested for their essential oil, as well as its insect repellent properties, infusions can ease headaches and encourage restfulness.Dried Flower heads can be used in Lavender pillows to freshen clothes and repel insects in drawers. Dried Flowers can also be used in cooking such as lavender biscuits and even lavender ice-cream.
Buy Lavender 'Lodden Blue' Online
Our potted Lavender 'Loddon Blue' herb plants are generally available to buy online From March until September.
|Lavandula angustifolia 'Loddon Blue' (Lavender'Loddon Blue')Herb Plant|
|Soil Type||Light free-draining soil|
|Latin Name||Lavandula angustifolia 'Loddon Blue'|
|Hardiness||RHS rating H5 - Hardy - cold winter|
|Type of Garden||Formal|