• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Lavandula angustifolia 'Loddon Pink'

English lavender 'Loddon Pink'

English lavender 'Loddon Pink'

© � RHS 1997

  • Other common names English lavender 'Loddon Pink'

  • Synonyms Lavandula angustifolia 'Jean Davis' misapplied
    Lavandula 'Loddon Pink'

  • Genus Lavandula are small aromatic evergreen shrubs with usually narrow, simple, entire, toothed or lobed leaves and small tubular flowers in dense spikes in summer

  • Family Lamiaceae / Lamiaceae

  • Species 'Loddon Pink' is a compact bushy shrub with narrow greyish leaves and short, fragrant, dusky pink flower spikes in summer

Characteristics

  • Foliage Evergreen

  • Habit Bushy

  • Fragrance Flower

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect East-facing or South-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • MoistureWell-drained

  • SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    2-5 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny position

Propagation Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Drought Resistant City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden Wildlife Gardens Coastal

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 10

Pests Can get rosemary leaf beetle and cuckoo spit (froghoppers)

Diseases Grey moulds may be a problem

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