Hedge Xpress Lavender Maillette

Lavandula angustifolia ‘Maillette’ is well-loved for both its intense, sweet fragrance and distinctive flowers. Its unusual barrel-shaped flowerheads are packed tightly with dark lilac flowers resembling stars. Its foliage is a subtle green-grey with elegant, elongated leaves. The plant is hardy, bushy, compact and upright – a distinguished and very well-behaved Lavender.

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Hedge Xpress Lavender Maillette

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Lavender Maillette at-a-glance

Lavender Lavandula Angustifolia Maillette

Foliage Type: Evergreen

Flowers: July, dark lilac.

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Soil type: Well-drained Sand, Chalk or Loam

Wet/Dry: Dry

Preferred situation: Full sun with some shelter

Height:  60cm

Spread:  60cm

Growth Rate: Medium

Soil and Situation Plant facing South, East or West into well-draining soil.

Maintenance: Clip back after flowering.

Versatility: Plant as edging for borders and paths; individually or in clumps in borders or in containers. A perfect plant for home drying.

And Finally:Introduced to the UK from France, because its abundant oil is of such high quality, it is the most commercially grown angustifolia variety in France. The association of Lavender and bees is well-documented and Lavandula angustifolia ‘Maillette’ is, unsurprisingly, an apiarists’ favourite.