The chimeric lavatera

Reversion to type on the three quarters left of the plant - June 2021

Last year I reported on the tendency of my ‘Barnsley’ lavatera to revert to type. This season, that trend is confirmed: there are really few pretty, very pale pink ‘Barnsley’ type flowers left. The majority of the flowers are a plain pink ‘Rosea’ type. The 2 cuttings taken last year…

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Two shades of blue?

Beginning of blooming (late this year)

I’ve had G. Rozanne in my garden for quite a few years. I’m somewhat disappointed with its lack of vigour and flowering. Recently I went to my fav. nursery to purchase a couple of new specimens, with the hope to get more flowers in the G. Rozanne patch. They didn’t…

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