Lavandula Melissa Lilac

The gorgeously aromatic foliage and mellow purple flowers throughout summer are an emerging addition to your garden and attract bees, butterflies, moths and birds.

Month Available: May

Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen

Flower Colour: Purple

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees and Butterflies

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Shrub

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Summer flowering.

Height / Spread: 60cm x 75cm (2ft x 2ft 6in)

If you grow these in pots always remember to water them regularly in summer, but keep them drier in the winter.

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Leafhopper, Grey Mould.

Plant Care: Prune as hard as you wish, but to a visible side shoot.

Care and Time: Medium - summer

Warning: None

Benefits: Wonderfully vigorous and luxuriant growth. A robust lavender, it can also withstand drought. It can be used as a hedge, in a border or patio container. Highly fragranced.

History: A form of English Lavender, Melissa Lilac has unusual blooms compared to other English varieties.

EU Rights: N/A

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