Lavandula angustifolia English
Common Name – English Lavender, Spika lavender – The most common of the lavenders used for oil, dried and fresh flowers. This old favourite makes for a soft cottage style borderline plant with beautiful lilac flowers, giving a fragrant and colourful feature to your garden.
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|Trim Lavenders back to one quarter of their full height after flowering in autumn. This prevents the centre from becoming woody. If you do this, you will get many happy years without having to replace your lavender.