Lavendula angustifolia ‘Thumbelina Leigh’ is a charming miniature lavender with intensely compact flower heads very similar to Grape Hyacinth. It’s habit is neat and compact with mid green fine fragrant foliage and flowers are intensely bright and beautiful with very compact thumb to ball shape heads. After the first flowering usually early summer the plant should be cut back by half and shaped to the desired form and a second flowering will occur.
‘Thumbelina Leigh’ is the most early flowering angustifolia variety on the market, with early flowering from April throughout the summer until the frost sets in. ‘Thumbelina Leigh’ is a good plant for pots on the patio, but it also thrives very well in flowerbeds in the garden. ‘Thumbelina Leigh’ maturing to a height of about 40 cm (15 inches).
‘Thumbelina Leigh’ is the most compact variety currently in production and is drought resistant/drought tolerant.