Lavatera

By: Miki

Jun 19 2014

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Category: Flowers, Garden

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The lavatera played quite a trick on me. We’ve had one for a couple of years, it was amazing, it grew about 2 meters high and kept blooming, so: great.

The first spring I pruned it, it came back even richer. But the second spring I think I exagerated and cut it just too short, so it refused to grow.

Regretfully, I gave it up and 2 years later (last year) I bought a new small one, because I had liked it too much.

Last year, it was bearly noticeable.

But this year… big surprise🙂 We have several lavateras in  the area close to where the old one used to be. I even moved one further into the garden and it is doing fine, fully in bloom.

Lovely, aren’t they?

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Lavatera m-a cam pacalit. Am avut una vreo doi ani, a fost incredibila, crescuse de vreo doi metri si era in continuu inflorita, deci: minunat.

In prima primavara am taiat-o urmand instructiunile, drept urmare a crescut si mai bogata. Dar a doua primavara cred ca  am exagerat si am taiat-o prea scurt , asa ca a refuzat sa mai creasca.

Cu regret, am abandonat-o, iar doi ani mai tarziu (anul trecut) am cumparat o noua planta micuta, pentru ca prea imi placuse.

Anul trecut a fost abia vizibila.

Dar anul asta… mare surpriza🙂 Avem deodata mai multe lavatere in zona in care crescuse cea veche. Am chiar si mutat-o pe una dintre ele mai departe in gradina si este in forma buna, in floare. 

Foarte dragute, nu-i asa?

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2 comments on “Lavatera”

  1. Ce floare e asta? Zorea? Ca sigur nu ii zice lavatera in ro? Nu?


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