May: Lavender

Lavender is an easy to grow, evergreen shrub that produces lovely purple flower spikes in summer time with green or silvery-grey foliage depending on the variety. Lavender is wonderfully scented too and good at attracting wildlife to your garden. 

Here's our tips for growing Lavender: 

  • Plant in spring or summer
  • Evergreen & hardy
  • Prefers a sunny spot with well-drained soil

plant of the month lavender