Lavatera trimestris (Tree Mallow)

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The tree mallow (Lavatera trimestris) is a large flowering plant with lush green leaves and 4-inch (10.2 cm) blooms that blossom from midsummer to the early fall. The silky, raspberry blooms are light pink to deep rose in color. This tree mallow is native to the Indian ocean. It has, however, naturalized and...
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The tree mallow (Lavatera trimestris) is a large flowering plant with lush green leaves and 4-inch (10.2 cm) blooms that blossom from midsummer to the early fall. The silky, raspberry blooms are light pink to deep rose in color. This tree mallow is native to the Indian ocean. It has, however, naturalized and is now found growing wild throughout most of the United States. They are the attractors for humming birds and useful insects.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
1OZ 4,375 75
1/4LB 17,500 300
1/2LB 35,000 600
1LB 70,000 1,200
5LB 350,000 6,000

Scientific Name: Lavatera Trimestris

Common Name: Tree Mallow 

Plant Type: Annual

Family: Malvaceae

Native Range: Mediterranean  

 Height: 24-48 "

Spread: 24- 36 "

Zone: 2 to 11

Exposure: Full Sun

Blooming Season: July to September

Attracts: Butterflies, Humming Birds, Useful Insects

Flower Shape: Showy, Good Cut

Flower Color:  White, Pink

Resistant: Deer

Water Requirement: Average 

Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Clay

Garden Uses: Meadows and Prairies, Indoor Gardens, Borders

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