Lavatera - Tree Mallow

Lavatera - Tree Mallow - Seeds & Bulbs

Tree Mallow (Mixed Colors)
(Lavatera trimestris)

Lavatera is one of the most versatile plants in the garden. It makes a nice, medium height, low-growing hedge, screen or mixed border. Very easy to grow from seeds. Drought tolerant once established. Striking flower! It will remind you of hibiscus and hollyhock, to which it is related. This mixture contains 4 varieties:

  • Loveliness (deep rose)
  • Mont Blanc (pure white)
  • Silver Cup (glowing pink)
  • Tanagra (magenta pink)
Estimated Seed Count
2 oz
4 oz
1 lb

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 3' to 5'
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Spring, after last average frost when soil is warm.
When to Sow Inside: 6 to 10 weeks before last frost. Sowing directly outdoors is recommended.
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: 3"
Days to Emerge: 15 to 20
Thinning: When 2" tall thin to 18" to 24" apart

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