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English Lavender Edelweiss  in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Lavandula x intermedia 'Edelweiss'

 

English Lavender 'Edelweiss '

White flowers with a hint of blue are borne on long, slender spikes above the strong scented green foliage in Summer. Ideal for growing along paths and drying. Bees love it.

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plant Features
  • English Lavender Edelweiss  likes full sun

    Full sun

  • English Lavender Edelweiss  likes very little water

    Very little water

  • English Lavender Edelweiss  is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • English Lavender Edelweiss  likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

English Lavender 'Edelweiss '

Latin name

Lavandula x intermedia 'Edelweiss'

type

Evergreen Shrub

family

Lamiaceae

ph

6.7 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    English Lavender Edelweiss  likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    English Lavender Edelweiss  is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    English Lavender Edelweiss  likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    English Lavender Edelweiss  likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown English Lavender Edelweiss  is 0.60meters x 0.80meters 0.60 M 0.80 M

Lavandula x intermedia 'Edelweiss'

White flowers with a hint of blue are borne on long, slender spikes above the strong scented green foliage in Summer. Ideal for growing along paths and drying. Bees love it.


Flowering

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Long lasting lilac flowers, are dense and appear on long stems. Lovely as a informal edging or small hedging plant. Bees love them.

 

Planting

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Ideally you want to plant Lavender between late spring / early summer. If not planting in the ground you can plant it in a pot but make sure it's a decent sized pot (over 30cm diameter) and it's well drained.

 

Propagation by seed Spring

From Mid Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seed under glass in Spring.

 

Propagation by seed Spring

From Mid Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seed under glass in Spring.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Mid Summer TO Early Autumn

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade.

 
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