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Lavender 'Alba'

Lavandula angustifolia | English Lavender

Shrub Any

What is Shrub Any?

Aromatic evergreen foliage provides year round interest

Nectar rich flowers attract bees and butterflies

Low maintenance and drought tolerant perfect for a sunny spot.

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Lavender ‘Alba’ is an elegant yet tough and reliable variety producing masses of fragrant white flowerheads throughout summer, above a neat mound of silvery evergreen foliage that provides year-round interest and structure. This vigorous, drought-tolerant hardy perennial is highly versatile, being great for edging, low hedges, containers and dotting through borders, where it will become a magnet for bees and butterflies. Height: 75cm (30in). Spread: 75cm (30in).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 75cm (30in)
Spread Up to July

Shrub Any

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Flowering Months


1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant (KC9113)
1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (KC9165)

Grow English lavender plants on free draining soil in full sun. Lavenders dislike wet ground, particularly during winter. Improve heavy soil conditions by adding coarse grit or sharp sand prior to planting. When growing English lavender in large patio containers, use a well drained soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3. After planting, prune lavender plants to encourage bushy growth.
Water regularly throughout summer until lavender plants are fully established. Once established, they are reasonably drought tolerant. Immediately after flowering, prune English lavender back to within 2cm (1") of the previous year's growth to maintain a compact, well shaped plant. Culinary idea: Make delicious lavender sugar or lavender and mint jelly from the freshly picked flowers.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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