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Lavatera trimestris ‘Silver Cup’

Annual mallow

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  • Lavatera trimestris ‘Silver Cup’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Lavatera trimestris ‘Silver Cup’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Lavatera trimestris ‘Silver Cup’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.3m to 0.5m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Lavatera trimestris ‘Silver Cup’ (Annual mallow). A dwarf, bushy shrub producing large, pink flowers and medium green leaves.

Characteristics

Annual, Semi-evergreen, Shrub

Other common names

Mallow

Origin

Mediterranean, Europe

Interest and use

Privacy, hedging, cutting bed, border, greenhouse

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  • Lavatera trimestris ‘Silver Cup’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay
  • Soil pH9.0 to 5.0
  • WaterDry

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

Annual sow direct

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to stem rot and rot.

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