Plants: Lavandula angustifolia 'Pink Perfume' - English Lavender

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Pink Perfume - Light Pink Fragrant Flowers | Lavenders have always been popular, both for their fragrant silvery foliage and the many different shades of purple in the flowers. Useful for dry, sunny spots, hedging and pots, their versatility, range and diversity keeps interest alive in these lovely shrubs. Lavender is used in many fields in particular its reputed therapeutic qualities in aromatherapy for healing and peace of mind, spiritually as a raiser of perception and alertness, culinary, hedging, oils and fragrance. Few plants can offer such a wide spectrum of cosmetic, cleansing and healing qualities.

Lavandula angustifolia 'Pink Perfume' - English Lavender

There are of course, an astonishing number of cultivars available on the market now but those we are offering are all reliable and robust examples of this genus and true forms (many plants now offered on the market are seed raised and not original forms). They all require sun and good drainage without exception but are very hardy plants. The ideal soil is a gritty or sandy loam with a pH of between 6-8. A limey soil is fine. If your soil does not meet this criteria you can of course grow them successfully in pots.
Hardy in zones 5-9.

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