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Lavatera cachemirica

Mallow

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Lavatera cachemirica (Mallow). This species is an annual or short lived perennial with lobed crenate leaves. The flowers are borne in single pink blooms.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Europe and Asia

Interest and use

Suitable for northern and eastern aspects. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are moderately to very frost-hardy, they prefer a sunny site with well-drained soil. You can propagate annuals, biennials and perennials in the spring or early autumn from seed.

Propagation

You can propagate annuals, biennials and perennials in the spring or early autumn from seed.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to stem rot and rot.

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