Lavandula 'Willow Vale'

lavender

1.5 litre pot £9.99 Email me when in stock

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June and July
  • Flower colour: purple
  • Other features: the aromatic flowers and leaves can be used for making pot-pourri
  • Hardiness: borderline hardy (may need winter protection)

    This French lavender makes a stunning, informal flowering hedge for a sunny, protected site. In frost-prone areas it is best grown as a pot-plant and over-wintered indoors. It has crinkly edged foliage and lovely, long, pale lavender flags.

  • Garden care: Cut back the stalks after the flowers have faded. Carefully trim back in April, taking care not to cut into old wood.

Cistus × purpureus

rock rose

Large, bright pink flowers

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Geranium 'Brookside'

cranesbill

Deep blue flowers and long flowering seasons

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Erigeron karvinskianus

Mexican fleabane

Daisy like flowers turn from white to pink

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April pruning of trees, shrubs and
climbers

Many shrubs, trees and climbers are showing signs of growth, so it is an ideal time to check them over for winter damage. If you feel they need a little care and attention, here are a few notes to use as a pruning guide. during April.

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