If you are looking to add fragrance to
your garden Jean Davis is a must have perennial. This variety of the very popular
English Lavender has the same compact growth habit as 'Hidcote' growing to only about a
foot tall. The main difference is in the bloom color - the flowers are not the usual
purple we all associate with English Lavender plants - Jean Davis blooms are a very
soft pink. Foliage is blue-green and has a slightly more "airy' look to it than
Hidcote. We have had great success with this variety of English Lavender and highly
Lavender 'Jean Davis'
Plant in full sun and provide a decent well drained soil. Fertilize in
early spring with a top dressing of compost and bone meal. Liquid feed twice during
the summer with fish emulsion or seaweed extract. Lavender must be grown in dry
soils - it will not tolerate wet feet. To improve your soils drainage add pea gravel or
Photos of Lavender 'Jean Davis'
More pictures coming soon......