What is the best lavender to grow in pots?

What is the best lavender to grow in pots?

Lavandula angustifolia ‘Lavenite Petite’ (Lavender) Compact and dense, extremely fragrant with intense violet flowers, Lavandula angustifolia ‘Lavenite Petite’ is a top choice for containers thanks to its short stems and tight foliage. Good for drying. Blooms once in mid to late spring (early to mid May).

How do you repot a lavender tree?

Once a year in late winter or early spring, slide the lavender out of the container and repot it with fresh potting soil. Use the same pot or another pot that’s slightly wider. Add slow-release general-purpose fertilizer each year when you repot to supply nutrients for the coming growing season.

Where should I plant lavender?

A sun-drenched spot with free-draining soil is ideal. However, if grown in wet or heavy soil, lavender can suffer root rots, leading to its premature demise. To prevent this, grow in a raised bed or container if you have these conditions.

Which lavender smells the most?

The most fragrant Lavender plants are the Lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia). Several cultivars of English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) are also prized for their delightful scent. Lavandula x intermedia, also called Lavandin, is a hybrid cross between Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula latifolia.

What can you not plant with lavender?

Lavender Companion Plants and Plants to Avoid!

  • Good companion plants that will grow well with lavender are Roses, Alliums, Yarrow, Rosemary, Thyme, and African daisies.
  • You should avoid planting Camellias, Mint, Hosta, and Impatiens with lavender.

Does lavender transplant well?

A: It’s fairly easy to transplant a lavender plant, but you can’t divide them. Lavenders are woody shrubs and if you split one down the middle, it will die. The best time to move lavender is in late winter and early spring.

When should I repot my lavender?

Transplanting lavender can be done in spring or fall in mild climates, but spring is the best time for moving a lavender plant in climates with cold winters. Lavender accepts transplanting better when the weather isn’t too hot. Try to pick a cool (but not cold) day for transplanting.

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