Hidcote Giant Lavender
Lavandula x intermedia 'Hidcote Giant'
|Description||A highly aromatic shrub with a bushy mound of narrow, gray-green foliage, and long stems of violet-blue flower spikes. A wonderful addition to dry, sunny borders and gardens. Works well as a hedge plant and highly effective in mass plantings. A more heat tolerant hybrid of the popular English lavender. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Let soil go almost dry between waterings.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 36 in. tall, 36 to 48 in. wide.|
|Care||Thrives in lean, loose, fast-draining, slightly alkaline soil; avoid heavy, soggy soils. Plant with crowns slightly above soil level. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom.|
|Lore||This lavender hybrid has the lovely tall spikes of its English lavender parentage (L. latifolia), with the added advantage of better heat tolerance from its Portuguese lavender parentage (L. latifolia). It is more adaptable to a wider range of soils, and although it thrives in nutrient poor, loose soils of an alkaline nature, it will tolerate acidic soils much better than many other lavenders.|
Your plant(s) are estimated to ship to Idaho on or around April 14th, 2023, depending on weather and garden center orders. Because all plants respond to weather and other conditions while growing, we can not guarantee a ship date. We will only deliver plants once they meet our rigorous quality and size standards, and only when the garden center schedules a delivery. Thank you for your patience.
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.