Hidcote Blue Lavender
This lavender strain bears compact plants with beautiful silver-gray foliage topped by dark-blue flowers. The fragrant flowers and foliage of this perennial make it ideal for border edging or ornamental gardens, but its flowers can also be used in cooking or baking. Very uniform strain. Plants grow 10-12" tall.
- Perennial plant in zones 5-9
- Plants grow to 10-12 inches
- Compact, dark blue flowers
- Good for cutting, drying, and essential oils
This variety works for:
- Dried flower buds
Lavender flowers are very attractive to bees and can be used to impart a subtle flavor to honey. The flower buds can also be added to herbal teas and desserts.
Try adding flower buds to desserts with dark chocolate, vanilla scones, or cranberry dishes. Lavender can also be paired with honey and soft cheeses.
Instructions - IInstructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Success is greatly improved if seeds are placed with soil into a plastic bag and refrigerated for 4-6 weeks. Once removed from the cool, place in an area that is between 55-65°F. Plant out after danger of frost has passed in late spring. Prefers average well-drained soil..
- Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
- Germination: 15-45 Days
- Plant Outdoors: 12-18” Apart
- Light: Full Sun