What is Hidcote blue lavender?
Hidcote Blue Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia Hidcote Blue) has deeply colored violet-blue flowers and a compact uniform habit. Hidcote Blue Lavender is an excellent choice for edging walks and paths, where the aromatic flowers and foliage can be easily enjoyed. Good variety for drying, as it holds its color well.
How do you care for Hidcote blue lavender?
For best results, grow lavender ‘Hidcote’ in well-drained soil in full sun. Cut back the flower stalks after they have finished, and then trim back plants in April, to keep them neat and bushy. Do not cut into old wood as it may not resprout.