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Beautiful Flowers and Shrubs

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Lavender 'Hidcote'(1 of 14)

Prune just as new growth appears
Plant in full sun
Plant in average to poor but sharply drained soil; drought tolerant
Plants may be short-lived in areas with high rainfall
Height: 2-3 feet; Width: 2-4 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-8(9):
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 9: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; plants may languish in this zone.

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