Lavandula × intermedia 'Grosso'

2 litre pot £12.99
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Buy Lavandula × intermedia 'Grosso' lavender: Considered by many to have the best scent

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: vigorous
  • Flowering period: July to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This vigorous English lavender produces masses of long, slender stems, that are topped with clusters of vivid violet flowers between July and August, above mounds grey-green leaves. It makes a gorgeous, flowering, informal hedge, especially along a path, where its fabulous fragrance can best be appreciated. It works well in a Mediterranean garden, or clipped into a formal sphere for a contemporary look. The highly scented flower-spikes are also a magnet for bees and other nectar-loving insects.

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

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Notes on Lavandula × intermedia 'Grosso'

"Grown across Provence, a billowing mound of dark-blue tapering flowers, held on long stems, splaying outwards in late summer and autumn above a close mound of foliage that can be shaped for winter interest."

wonderful fragrance

5

Spaced around the terrace

Cas

Suffolk

true

Thrilled with the results

5

Great for softening edges of patio. Good variety nice fragrance and beautiful. Good size, will see if it copes with extreme conditions here at the cliff edge.

Ck

SW Wales

true

so deirable

5

My favourite lavender for medium to big pots and as a " filler" in herbeaceous border. It fans out like a fountain-wonderful.

marionfussy

surrey

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Lavandulaxintermedia'Grosso'

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I would like to grow Grosso in pots on the sunny terrace. What dimensions, shape and material of pot/planter would suit it best.

SL

Hello there This is a lovely lavender with long slender stems which could be planted in a number of different pots but I have attached links below to some of my favorites. https://www.crocus.co.uk/product/_/lucca-terracotta-pot/classid.2000012805/ https://www.crocus.co.uk/product/_/bell-terracotta-lavender-pot/classid.2000017362/ https://www.crocus.co.uk/product/_/kitchen-garden-terracotta-pot/classid.2000019285/

Will this flower in it's first year?

Frankie

Hello, Unfortunately w can never guarantee this as it is largely determined by external factors such as the available water, light and nutrients, but having said that, there is an excellent chance that it will produce some flowers in its first year given the right conditions.

Helen

What can I plant in a Mediterranean style garden? I want give my garden a Mediterranean look but I do not know what to plant. Could you please help?

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There are quite a few plants that we sell on the website which will give you a mediterranean feel to your garden - here are some of the best any of the Kniphofias http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?CommonName=kniphofia any of the Euphorbias http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?CommonName=euphorbia Yucca filamentosa http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?CommonName=yucca+fil Stipa tenuissima http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?ContentType=Plant_Card&ClassID=1000000022&CategoryID= any of the Eryngiums http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?CommonName=eryngium any of the Sedum spectabile http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?CommonName=sedum+spect any of the Bergenias http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?CommonName=bergenia Erigeron http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?CommonName=erigeron Brachyglottis compacta Sunshine http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?ContentType=Plant_Card&ClassID=4376&CategoryID= Convolvulus cneorum http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?ContentType=Plant_Card&ClassID=940&CategoryID= Phlomis italica http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?CommonName=phlomis Lavandula x intermedia Dutch Group http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?ContentType=Plant_Card&ClassID=4046&CategoryID= Festuca glauca http://www.crocus.co.uk/findplant/results/?CommonName=Festuca+glauc&x=12&y=10

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