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Commonly known as Shrubby mallow
Genus of about 25 species of annuals, biennials, herbaceous, semi-evergreen or evergreen perennials and deciduous, semi-evergreen or evergreen subshrubs and shrubs.
Very widely distributed they grow in dry, rocky places often near coasts
Semi-evergreenKeeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Annuals, biennials and perennials
Full sunShelter from cold winds
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGrown for the showy, 5-petalled flowers.Pests & DiseasesRust, stem rot, fungal diseases.Place of originW. Europe, Canary Isles, Mediterranean, C. Asia, Russia, Australia, USA(California).Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil ConditionsMedium to light, fertile, well drained soil
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video
Buy Varieties of LAVATERA
flowers palest pink with red eye
very deep pink
(olbia 'Rosea') - mauve pink flowers, very free-flowering