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Lavandula angustifolia 'Thumbelina Leigh' (Lavender 'Thumbelina Leigh' ) Herb plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Lavender 'Thumbelina Leigh' ('Lavandula angustifolia  'Thumbelina Leigh' ) Herb in 1 litre Pot

Lavender 'Thumbelina Leigh' is a dwarf, hardy, dark violet-purple lavender makes an easy to maintain hedge with grey-green foliage. The flowers are held on slightly stubbier and shorter stems than other angustifolia varieties approx 15-25cm tall.  The evergreen nature of the leaves make it an ideal hedging and garden plant as it will give structure to a garden throughout the year. The flowers are also particularly attractive to bees and produced in June. Lavender is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, native to the Mediterranean region and as such prefers a light free-draining soil and an open sunny sheltered position. Lavender enjoys being cut back hard (to 2 cm above the hardwood) after flowering in mid Sept and to maintain a neat shape they can be trimmed again in Spring after the first flush of new growth. Ideally plants should be replaced every 3-4 years as they will eventually become woody at the base especially if not regularly pruned, however,  with the correct regular pruning they can last much longer.  

Herb Usage

The flowers of all Lavenders have long been harvested for their essential oil, as well as its insect repellent properties, infusions can ease headaches and encourage restfulness.Dried Flower heads can be used in Lavender pillows to freshen clothes and repel insects in drawers.  Dried Flowers can also be used in cooking such as lavender biscuits and even lavender ice-cream.

Buy Lavender 'Thumbelina Leigh'Online

Our potted Lavender 'Thumbelina Leigh' herb plants are generally available to buy online all year round.







Lavandula angustifolia 'Thumbelina Leigh' (Lavender 'Thumbelina Leigh' ) Herb plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Light free-draining soil
Flower Colour Mauve
Height 25cm
Spread 25cm
Latin Name Lavandula angustifolia 'Thumbelina Leigh'
Hardiness RHS rating H5 - Hardy - cold winter
Culinary Desserts/Drinks
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Aromatherapy
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Hedging/Edging
Type of Garden Formal
  • 5

    Posted by Michael Chipperfied on 15th Aug 2022

    I was over the moon when I opened the box ,they was so well packed for there journey and all healthy in fantastic condition and would recommend to any one.

  • 5
    Thumbelina Lavender

    Posted by Unknown on 12th Jun 2020

    I ordered 3 of these gorgeous lavender plants. They were packaged really well, and all arrived in perfect condition. When we opened up the packaging we were hit by the gorgeous aroma of Lavender, absolute heaven!

  • 5

    Posted by C B Langton on 21st May 2020

    I ordered two plants each a great size, expertly packed and arrived in excellent condition