|Hidcote is a very popular cultivar for hedging. It has a compact and erect habit with gray lanceolate leaves. It's deep violet flowers are strongly scented and bloom in dense spikes on 12 to 14 inch stems.
This is the classic lavender used in sachets, perfumes, wands, etc. Foliage is aromatic and grey-green and flower lavender, appearing in July and August. Thrives in full sun and loose, well-drained soil. Little to no fertilization best. To keep plants compact, prune soon after flowering.