Hedge Xpress Lavender Sawyers

(Lavandula x chaytoriae Sawyers)

Few – if any – Lavenders have foliage more silvery than Lavandula × chaytoriae ‘Sawyers’ – its needle-shaped leaves are also richly scented. Its fragrant, mid-summer flowers are pale purple with a deeper, bluer centre. This successful, and increasingly popular, cultivar of the Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula lanata hybrid forms pleasing mounds or cushions.

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Lavender Sawyers Plants

Lavender Sawyers at-a-glance

Lavandula x chaytoriae Sawyers

Foliage Type: Evergreen
Flowers: Mid-summer, light purple
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Soil type: Well-drained Sand, Chalk or Loam
Wet/Dry: Dry
Preferred situation: Full sun, South- or East-facing in a sheltered spot
Height: 0.5m-1.0m
Spread: 0.5m
Growth Rate: Medium

Soil and Situation: Ideally, plant in full sun, facing South or East. Like all Lavenders, it will not tolerate waterlogging. Its salt tolerant, so is happy by the coast.

Maintenance: Clip after flowering.

Versatility: Excellent formal edging for borders and paths. It is equally happy individually or in clumps in borders or in containers. Its size and colours make it a favourite for courtyard gardens.

And Finally: While bees will never say ‘no’ to Lavandula × chaytoriae ‘Sawyers’, it is particularly renowned for attracting butterflies.