Lavender stoechas 'Bandera'

Lavandula stoechas | French Lavender

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?

Extremely compact variety

Free-flowering variety

Perfect for creating a low hedge

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Small and compact in size but big in impact in any garden, Lavender 'Bandera' is a perfect dwarf French Lavender plant. Its multiple branching habit means it will be covered in flower stems in summer, a sea of blue with the characteristic scent that we all know and love. This hardy little plant is perfect for using as a low hedge or boundary marker, as part of an alpine display or in containers too! Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 20cm (8”). Height and spread:20cm (8").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Height Up to 20cm (8in)
Spread Up to 20cm (8in)

Hardy Shrub

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Flowering Months


6 lavender plug plants (KB6289)
12 lavender plug plants (KC1045)
24 lavender plug plants (KC1046)

Pot up plants using free-draining compost, and grow them on in frost free conditions until large enough to plant outside. Once they are well grown, acclimatise French lavender plants to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days before planting out on free draining soil in full sun. French lavender is slightly less hardy than it English cousin and will appreciate a sheltered position, such as the base of a warm wall.

Lavenders dislike wet ground, particularly during winter. Improve heavy soil conditions by adding coarse grit or sharp sand prior to planting. When growing French 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 French lavender back to within 2cm (1") of the previous year’s growth to maintain a compact, well shaped plant.

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 £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 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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