This fabulous dwarf Lavender is compact, hardy and ideal for both formal and informal planting. It over-winters especially well and is therefore one of the earliest Lavenders to respond to the first signs of spring. A must for the impatient. Little Lady is also renowned for its longevity.
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Foliage: Attractive sage-green leaves Flowers: Abundant pale blue flowers from June to early September with a sweet scent Hardiness: ✯✯✯✯✯ Ease of maintenance: ✯✯✯✯✯ Versatility: ✯✯✯✯✯ Drought Resistance: ✯✯✯✯✯ Soil type: Well-drained Sand, Chalk or Loam Soil pH: Acid, neutral or alkaline Wet/Dry: Dry Preferred situation: Full sun Height: 30cm – 50cm Spread: 60cm Growth Rate: Moderate Availability: 2 litre and 5 litre containers
Maintenance: Carefully trim in April and cut back after flowering.
Versatility: Thanks to its compact form, Little Lady is a great choice for formal edging and ground cover. Equally successful in containers and bedding – and in coastal gardens. Little Lady makes an excellent companion to and backdrop for architectural plants. A particular favourite of bees, butterflies and flower arrangers either cut fresh or dried.
And Finally: Little Lady is one of those Lavenders that is often compared to that most popular of all, Lavender Hidcote. And while Hidcote undoubtedly deserves its place in any garden, Little Lady is just as attractive and a little hardier so should be considered if you are planting en masse.