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A picture of a English Lavender 'Hidcote'

English Lavender 'Hidcote'

Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'

Also known as


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Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








2 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

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A group of purple Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' flowers
A group of purple Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' flowers around a fountain
A photo of English Lavender 'Hidcote'
A photo of English Lavender 'Hidcote'
A photo of English Lavender 'Hidcote'

English Lavender 'Hidcote' Overview

The shrub Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' is also known as English lavender 'Hidcote'. This cultivar is a bushy, dwarf species and the flowering height is around 3-4cm. It produces evergreen, silver-grey foliage and attractive, scented purple-violet flowers. Growing best in well-draining soil and full sun. Popular with both bees and butterflies, lavender plants are a great choice for adding aromatic sensory elements to a garden. Well suited to tactile borders and they may also be used in containers. This species has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit. It is also part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!

Common problems with English Lavender 'Hidcote'

How to propagate English Lavender 'Hidcote'


Semi-ripe cuttings from young specimens in early summer.

Special features of English Lavender 'Hidcote'

Attractive flowers

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Attracts useful insects

Pot plant

Other uses of English Lavender 'Hidcote'

Borders, cutting bed, dried arrangements, fragrance Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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