Lavatera - Rose Mallow (Lavatera trimestris) Loveliness Tree Mallow Annual Mallow Royal Mallow
Perennial ( treat as annual (see zone))
Height: 100 cm or 39 in H
Zone: 2 and 3 with protection; referenced as hardy to only Zone 6 or higher.
Also known as Rose Mallow; this amazing Hibiscus-like funnel shaped flowers in a deep rose pink on a sturdy and compact plant. Plant in masses for a profusion of blossoms from summer to frost. Related to hibiscus and hollyhocks.
- Prefers sun to part in well draining soil
- Start seeds indoors approximately 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost; cover lightly. Transplant seedlings when they are strong enough to handle. Spacing 30 cm or 11 in apart.
- Direct seed when light frost is still possible. Cover lightly.
- Germinate @20C
- Attracts bees and hummingbird moths
- Seed Count: 1/ 2 gr