Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Lavatera trimestris, 'Twin Hot Pink', Tree Mallow

Common Name: Tree Mallow

Genus: Lavatera

Species: trimestris

Cultivar or Variety: 'Twin Hot Pink'

Characteristics: Fleuroselect Gold choice that blooms pink blooms all sumemr long.

Germination Tips: This cultivar does not need a moist, cooler period to germinate.

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 Spring

Germination Temperature
60-70 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/8th"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
14-24 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
1- 2 feet

Plant Form
Upright
Branching

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Dark Pink

Nutritional Needs
Moist
Dry

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed

Cutting Flower
Yes

Additional Uses
Borders

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