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French Lavender


French Lavender (Lavandula stoechas and augustifolia)

I bought this from a market stall for 2 pounds - it just flowers and flowers!



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Your photos are superb, my camera isn't good enough to take pictures like yours, they look very professional.

10 Aug, 2007

 

Thank you Holly - we began to try close-ups of blooms inspired by Joey! Our camera is a bit out of date, but does still seem to do the job! We now have a file in the PC called 'Blooms' and it has over a 100 close-ups in it...I had the job of naming them all and it's quite hard to recognise some :-O...I certainly won't be putting them all on this site, it would probably blow up under the strain :-)

10 Aug, 2007

 

A lovely photo with super light. Also you asked about the best time to prune Sambucus nigra. We pruned it after the first year to presuade it to take on an architectural shape, and this was done late September when the leaves had fallen.It gives a lovely contrast to the Acer palmatum standing very close to it.With best wishes and happy gardening.Grenville and Alan.

11 Aug, 2007

 

Hi Spritzhenry,

This a lovely photo I have tried grow french lavender in my garden it doesn't do very well.

It reminds me of a ladies hat at Ascot.

Libby.

29 Jan, 2008

 

This is the first time that I have ever seen this flower. This is very special. Mike C

23 Feb, 2008

 

just got a cutting of this one today - I hope it takes - I agree with Libby ladies hat at ascot very posh

22 May, 2009



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