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leggy

said of animals that appear to have legs longer than normal for the species, breed and age.
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These summer staples because of their mid-height heel give you legginess without looking too extreme, and are perfect teamed with sundresses, cropped trousers or jeans.
But, if growing them in containers, plant extra deep, ensuring the neck of the growing shoot is well below soil level, store them in bright all-round light to avoid legginess, and keep them moist throughout the growing and flowering season.
Prune plants after flowering or in midsummer to strengthen the base, develop good branching, and prevent legginess.