Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Lavatera trimestris, 'Beauty Mix', Tree Mallow

Common Name: Tree Mallow

Genus: Lavatera

Species: trimestris

Cultivar or Variety: 'Beauty Mix'

Characteristics: Pretty combination of differnt shade s from pink to white.

Germination Tips: Place seeds in moist papertowel or perlite at temp of 40F for one month then sow at 70-80F

Life Cycle
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Winter

Germination Temperature
70-80 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/8th"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
24- 30 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
1- 2 feet

Plant Form
Upright
Spreading

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
White
Lt. Pink
Dark Pink
Purple

Nutritional Needs
Moist
Dry

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed

Cutting Flower
No

Additional Uses
Borders

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