How to Grow Lavandula angustifolia ‘Imperial Gem’AGM

Growing this popular variety is easy
Awards: RHS AGM
Foliage: Evergreen and narrow green-grey leaves.
Flower: Deep purple flowers in a dense display on 3-4cm spikes
Scent: Highly fragrant.
Hardiness: One of the hardier Lavenders
Aspect: A south, east or west facing spot with some shelter
Ease of maintenance: Extremely easy.
Pruning: Can be pruned throughout the year. Cut stems back after flowering
Drought Resistance: Good
Soil pH: Acid, through neutral to alkaline.
Soil Type: Clay, loam, sand or chalk – must be well-drained
Moisture: Plant in a moist, well-drained soil.
Light: Full sun.
Compactness: Compact, bushy Lavender.
Height: 0.2m-0.4m.
Width: 0.2m-0.4m.
Rate of Growth: Average.
Look out for: Rosemary leaf beetle, cuckoo spit (froghoppers) and grey moulds