What is blue scent lavender?

About Lavender Blue Scent Blue Scent has dark blue flowers and high oil content making it perfect for oils, drying and cooking. The early and long-lasting blooms flower the first year. The plant has a compact habit, with green/silver leaves, and slender, upright stems. Bonus: Lavender is deer-resistant plants.

Can you get blue lavender?

A wonderful accent plant with its large, deep violet-blue flowers atop erect stems that do not splay, English Lavender ‘Betty’s Blue’ is a compact and tidy variety of Lavender that forms attractive domes in the garden.

How do you grow early blue scent lavender?

English Lavender Blue Scent™ (Lavandula angustifolia)

  1. Plant Feed. Slow release feed in spring.
  2. Watering. Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings.
  3. Soil. Light, well-drained soil.
  4. Basic Care Summary. Does best in light, well-drained soil. Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings.

Does Hidcote lavender come back every year?

Caring for Lavender Hidcote To promote denser plants when young, shear back the foliage in early spring. Thereafter, every three years cut the plant back in spring to promote new stems and growth.

Can you eat blue scent lavender?

Though most lavender is technically safe to eat, culinary lavender is typically cultivated from Lavandula angustifolia plants (commonly known as English or “true” lavender) and has a lot less oil than the aromatic lavender used in perfumes or soaps.

Is Blue lavender a perennial?

This compact shrub-like perennial has gray-green foliage and purple flowers on six inch stems. Among lavender varieties, ‘Mini Blue’ is on the smaller size. It is a perfect plant for containers, low hedges, rock gardens, and perennial garden borders.

What is early blue lavender?

Lavandula angustifolia Flowering begins considerably earlier than other English lavenders; Avignon Early Blue thrives in the cool weather of spring, and blooms through early summer in clear violet blue. Plants and flower stems are sturdy and strong, blooming on 10-12 in.

Is Super blue lavender a perennial?

Plant Profile for Lavandula angustifolia ‘SuperBlue’ – English Lavender Perennial.

How quickly does lavender grow?

How Long Does It Take Lavender To Fully Grow?

Lavender Age (Weeks) Growth
8 weeks Pot and place in direct sunlight.
10-16 weeks Some varieties of lavender will bloom in their first year, during summertime.
2 – 5 years Lavender plant reaches full maturity. Repot every year and prune accordingly.

How long does lavender Hidcote live?

15 years
How to Grow and Care for Lavender ‘Hidcote’

Conditions Lavender Hidcote Requirements
Flowering Time: Flowers in May or June with blooms lasting for 3-4 weeks.
Life span: 15 years with the right care and conditions.
Sun: Full sun (will not tolerate shade).

Is lavender Hidcote Blue Hardy?

Its dense silver-grey foliage, covered in fragrant, dark violet-blue dense flower spikes in mid-summer. It is fully hardy and does well in the UK climate, even in northern areas.

Which lavender smells the strongest?

Lavandula x intermedia ‘Grosso
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Grosso’ (Lavender) With one of the strongest fragrance among Lavenders, Lavandula x intermedia ‘Grosso’ is a vigorous grower which produces exceptionally large and rich, deep violet flower spikes up to 6 in. long (15 cm), hence its common name of ‘Fat Lavender’!