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PlantFiles: English Lavender
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote Superior'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lavandula (lav-AN-dew-lah) (Info)
Species: angustifolia (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Hidcote Superior

Synonym:Lavandula officinalis
Synonym:Lavandula spica

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Herbs
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Purple

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen
Silver/Gray

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From hardwood heel cuttings
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Chantell On Apr 17, 2008, Chantell from Middle of, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

This is a nice lavender and has done well with full sun here in zone 7A. Minumal watering needs once established. Scent is nice...not as intense as Provence holds its own.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Amesti, California
Denver, Colorado
Hebron, Kentucky
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Stafford, Virginia
Shaw Island, Washington



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