Common Name: Lavender
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Dry, Sandy
Time to take cuttings: May to August
English Lavender, L. angustifolia, is a Mediterranean shrub, that grows up to up to 1.8m (6ft) high, growing wild on dry, sun-baked hillsides. Numerous forms and hybrids have been selected for gardens, most of them much more compact and enjoying full sun, warmth and very good drainage. It is an excellent plants for low informal hedging and as a specimen evergreen for borders and formal gardens. For best effect plant it by doors and paths, where it's delightful scent can be fully appreciated.
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