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French Lavender Plants

Lavandula stoechas

From £10.99

French Lavender plants (sometimes called Spanish Lavender) makes an attractive low hedge. Purple flowers with large bracts that look like bunnies ears stand proudly against grey-green foliage. A fragrant evergreen, Lavandula stoechas makes a delightful, colourful display.

  • Best Features: Grey-green evergreen foliage, purple summer flowers until late August, wildlife friendly, year-round interest
  • Ideal For Hedges: < 60cm high
  • Growth Rate: Slow | 10 - 20cm a year
  • Position: Normal to dry, sheltered inland and coastal
  • Also Consider: Is French Lavender not quite what you're looking for? See our other varieties of Lavender hedging for more inspiration.
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ImageRoot TypeHeight NowExtra InfoNo Per
French Lavender 10/20cm 2L pot
French Lavender 10/20cm 2L pot

Pot Grown
2L Pot


4 to 5






French Lavender hedge (Lavandula stoechas) description

The outstanding purple flower heads are topped with purple bracts that resemble rabbits ears and stand boldly above grey-green foliage throughout the summer. Lavandula stoechas flowers are adored by bees and other pollinating insects.

Most popular uses of French Lavender

A low growing evergreen, Lavender Stoechas is perfect for planting along walls and paths. The evergreen, fragrant foliage make french lavender plants ideal for a sensory garden and provides year-round interest.

Combine Lavandula stoechas with

Grow your French Lavender alone, or combine with other Lavender varieties for extra texture and colour.

Growth rate of Lavandula stoechas hedges

French Lavender has an average growth rate of approximately 10 - 20cm per year but most growth is trimmed off each year (in early autumn). Lavandula stoechas is best suited to a height of 60cm or less.

Care advice for French Lavender hedging

As Lavandula Stoechas is a more tender variety it needs less pruning. For best results, a light trim after flowering is recommended. Due to the tenderness, make sure you plant Lavender stoechas in a sheltered sunny position in dryish soil (like in France or Spain where it hails from). Please view the best4hedging care advice here.

Suggested planting density for French Lavender hedges

For information on planting density for your French Lavender, please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Lavandula stoechas hedges are available to buy year round as pot grown plants.

Nearly all of our Lavandula stoechas plants are UK grown by our experts who have a broad knowledge of hand-on nursery growing. When we occasionally source French from outside of the UK, we make every effort to ensure our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging we strive to make sure that your plants arrive in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest quality, whilst sustaining our great prices. Rest assured, you can buy French Lavender online with total confidence.

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