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LAVATERA 'Burgundy Wine'

Commonly known as Shrubby mallow

Very deep pink
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    To semi-evergreen. 3-5 lobed leaves to 12cm (5in) with toothed margins.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Deep pink
  • Height
    To 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    To 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous shrub. Produces stout stems carrying open-funnel-shaped flowers to 7cm (3in) across, with darker veins.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds

LAVATERA 'Burgundy Wine'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects. Can grow taller in ideal conditions
    Pests & Diseases
    Rust, stem rot, fungal diseases.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Developed by Peter Catt, Liss Forest Nurseries, Hants., UK.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Terminal racemes 30-50cm (12-20in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Lavatera - Growing Guide
to 2m (6½ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 2m (6½ft)
 

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