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will reseed itself.. very easy to grow.
Lavatera Plant Info
Lavatera rose mallow (Lavatera
trimestris) is an impressive,
shrubby plant with
rich, green foliage and 4-inch blooms that appear from
midsummer until the first frost. The satiny,
hibiscus-like blooms range in color from pale pink to
The pest- and disease-resistant plant
is a magnet for hummingbirds, butterflies and various
beneficial insects. It reaches mature heights of 3 to 6
feet, with a similar spread.
How to Grow Lavatera
Lavatera grows in most well-drained soil types,
poor soil. However, it performs best in sandy or loamy
Similarly, this adaptable plant blooms best in
full sunlight but tolerates partial shade.
most effective way to plant this rose mallow is by
planting seeds directly in the garden after the last
frost in spring. Lavatera has a long root system, so
plant them in a permanent location where they wonít
Donít plant Lavatera too
early, as the plant wonít survive frost. However, if you
live in a mild climate, you can plant the seeds in
autumn for blooms in late winter and spring. Remove the
weakest plants when the seedlings area about 4 inches
tall. Allow 18 to 24 inches between each plant.
Alternatively, you can plant Lavatera indoors in late
winter. The plant, which grows quickly, benefits from
planting in small pots because they outgrow tiny pots or
celled trays very quickly.
Caring for Lavatera
Lavatera care is not complicated. The plant is drought
tolerant but benefits from regular water during hot, dry
periods. The plant will drop blooms if the soil becomes
bone dry. Feed the plant a general-purpose garden
fertilizer according to label recommendations every
month during the growing season. Donít overfeed; too
much fertilizer may produce a green, leafy plant at the
expense of blooms.
Deadhead Lavatera regularly
to promote continued blooming throughout the season, but
leave a few blooms in late summer if you want the plant
to reseed itself