Lavender flowers have a heavenly smell, and walking in the garden where Lavender grows is a delight as the fragrance catches in the summer breezes. Hidcote blue Lavender herb has a more erect, compact habit and darker flowers, so its perfect for hedges. This cultivar also has flowers that dry well, holding their dark blue color.
How To grow Hidcote Lavender From Herb Seeds: Growing from seed is very rewarding. Sow seeds indoors 8 - 10 weeks before last frost. Use sterile starter mix and sow the herb seeds on the surface, pressing them into the soil. Cover the seeds very lightly as they need light for germination. Transplant seedlings outdoors in mid-spring once frost danger has passed.