Characteristics foliage evergreen habit bushy fragrance flower hardinesshardiness ratingsall ratings refer to the uk growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees c) are shown in bracketsh1a - under glass all year (15c) h1b - can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15) h1c - can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10) h2 - tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5) h3 - hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the uk (-5 to 1) h4 - hardy through most of the uk (-10 to -5) h5 - hardy in most places throughout the uk even in severe winters (-15 to -10) h6 - hardy in all of uk and northern europe (-20 to -15) h7 - hardy in the severest european continental climates ( h5 colour sunlight full sun aspect south-facing or west-facing or east-facing exposure sheltered soil sand clay chalk loam moisturewell-drained soilsand, clay, chalk, loam phacid, alkaline, neutral size ultimate height 0. 5 metres ultimate spread 0. 5-1 metres 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 drought resistant flower borders and beds garden edging coastal cottage & informal garden gravel garden patio & container plants wildlife gardens city & courtyard gardens rock garden mediterranean climate plants did you find the information you were looking for?rhs members can get exclusive individual advice from the rhs gardening advice team. Join the rhs nowlavandula angustifolia hidcote english lavender hidcote buy from 14. 99 at the rhs plants shop get involvedthe royal horticultural society is the uks leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyones life through plants, and make the uk a greener and more beautiful place.).