Model # L831CL

Internet #100665454

OnlinePlantCenter 1 gal. Hidcote English Lavender Plant
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1 gal. Hidcote English Lavender Plant

  • Deep Purple-Blue Flowers in Early Summer Atop Aromatic Leaves
  • Grow in Drier Alkaline Soils in Full Sun
  • Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, and Rabbit Tolerant
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Product Overview

Lavender angustifolia is one of the richest in essential oils, meaning more fragrance power both fresh and dried. And this 'Hidcote blue cultivar has a more erect, compact habit and darker flowers, so it is perfect for hedges. Fresh flowers can be crystallized and used in candies and cakes; dried flowers are used in potpourri and sachets; oils are used in creams and perfumes. An evergreen perennial, lavender 'Hidcote has a subtle bluish green coloring and a sweet fragrance. Reaching 12 to 24 in. High and 12 in. Wide, it boasts 2-1/2 in., linear, downy grey leaves on strong stems. Stalks of the deepest purple flowers grow up to 14 in. tall, attracting butterflies.

  • Assembled dimension: 6 in. W x 6 in. D x 6 in. H
  • A deep purple lavender
  • Never spreads more than 18 in. wide
  • Powerfully sweet fragrance
  • 1 gal. pot - state or federal regulations may require this plant to ship as a bare root plant, without pot and without soil
  • May ship in a dormant state, with limited top growth
  • Plant ships bare root, with no pot and no soil, to Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
  • Richest, deepest purple blooms
  • Performs best in plant growing zones 3 to 10, when grown in other zones, special care requirements will be required
  • To accommodate mature size or when planting in groups, space 18 in. away from other plants or structures
  • When shipped as a bare root plant, the shake and ship system has been used to remove soil from roots

Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height (in.)
18
Mature Width (in.)
18

Details

Additional Characteristics
Hummingbird/Butterfly Attractant
Best Time to Plant
Year Round
Blossom Color
Lavender
Blossom Color Family
Purples / Lavenders
Botanical Name
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote
Common Name
Lavender Plant
Fragrance
Very Strong
Growth Habit
Clumping
Hardiness Zone
3 (-40 to -30 F)
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
18
Returnable
90-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Water Requirements
Medium
Wildlife Attracted
Pollinators
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

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Customer Questions & Answers

How many plants are actually in the 1 gal?

Asked by: lavenderlover
Thank you for your inquiry. There is one plant in each 1 gal. pot. The Hidcote Lavender plant itself is approximately 5 in. wide by 8 in. tall.
Answered by: Trade Star Landscape Pro
Date published: 2016-07-03

Can I plant in a pot for my apartment? It is very sunny and hot in apartment.

I want the lavender plant for my apartment. So can I plant it in a pot and enjoy the wonderful aroma?
Asked by: Naamah
Thank you for your inquiry. Hidcote Lavender can be grown in a pot for a few years, but eventually it will need to be planted outside in the ground or into a larger pot where its roots can adequately spread and develop. The plant can be tricky to grow as it likes it hot and dry with a not-too-dry, not-too-wet soil moisture.
Answered by: Trade Star Landscape Pro
Date published: 2016-07-03

do i cut back my lavendar plants?

Asked by: becky
Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, every spring the plant should be cut back. Shape into a trimmed mound by removing 2 to 6 in. of growth, without cutting into the thicker woody stems. After each flowering period, remove old blooms by cutting the stem where the foliage begins at the base of the flower stem.
Answered by: Trade Star Landscape Pro
Date published: 2016-07-03
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Customer Reviews

1 gal. Hidcote English Lavender Plant is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Plant was ready to go into the ground. Received in good condition and ready to plant, however i was surprised to see that it was not a one gallon container as advertised. It was a small plant in a half gallon container. At first i thought it was just me, but i compared it to my other containers and it was definitely not 1 gallon.
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from heavenly when i opened the box, heaven. the smell of lavendar filled the air. the three plants were already in bloom and ready to plant. no waiting until next season to enjoy the fragrance. i cant wait until next year to begin drying the lavendar to use inthe house, or adding to cooking recipes and making tea. wonderful.
Date published: 2010-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than the local nursery! I ordered ten of these and they all arrived looking (and smelling) beautiful and healthy. A month later, they're still going strong. Better plants at a better price than I can find locally!
Date published: 2012-09-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Did not bloom This plant died without any blooms. I was very sad.
Date published: 2013-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top Value Healthy plants on arrival, have established themselves easily.
Date published: 2011-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pleasantly Surprised I am generally hesitant about ordering plants to be shipped. It has been my experience that by the time they arrive, the plants are just shy of dead. Not to mention basically nothing but roots. This time was different. While the plants were clearly young, they were shipped in dirt, securely, and once I opened the box and removed the wrapping, the plants were nice and green. I planted them immediately, although it has only been a couple of weeks, they are thriving. It is too soon to know if they will survive the long term, but they are off to a good start.
Date published: 2012-04-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from not 1 gallon The plant was not in a 1 gallon pot and was smaller than I expected. It had begun to bloom and smelled heavenly right out of the box so I gave a good rating for that reason. It will make a nice addition to my flower beds.
Date published: 2013-06-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bought 3 and All Wilted I bought 3 of these lavenders and they all wilted though I provided full sun and decent drainage. I also bought 3 plants from another nursery of a similar cultivar but smaller size and those are growing so a bit disappointed with the Homedepot plants.
Date published: 2013-09-07
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