A South African registered no-nonsense variety of lavender that is tough, fragrant and flowers nearly all year round. Plant them in full sun with ample spacing for good air circulation between plants. Lavenders can thrive in pots but use a quality potting soil that drains well. Fertilise lavender from spring to autumn with a product such as Atlantic Bio Ocean or Vigorosa 5:1:5
‘McConnell’s Blue‘ is the most widely grown rosemary. It bears small blue flowers in summer, and grows slowly but surely into a large bush. Prune and shape it regularly if you want a smaller, more compact shrub.
'Tuscan Blue' is a fragrant evergreen herb with upright needle-like branches and dark blue flowers. It is milder than other varieties and can be used fresh or dry. It is ideal to plant in full sun in a water-wise garden as a hedge or even in containers..