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Lavatera maritima

Tree Mallow

Tree Mallow
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Lavatera maritima
Principal Common Name Tree Mallow
Common Name(s) Tree Mallow
Synonym L. bicolor
Description A evergreen shrub with gray-green maple-like foliage and showy pink flowers with dark rose veining and deep purple centers.
General Comments Showy all summer and into early fall.This is a very open sometimes leggy shrub that is hard to keep compact. Requires shade in Zones 12 and 13.
Nativity W. Meditrerranean
Height Range 0 - 6 FT
Spread Range 4 - 6 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Gray-Green
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub : Small Tree
Flower Color Lavender tinged white
Flower Time Spring : Summer : Fall
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Flower

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