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Lavatera maritima


Such a popular plant, and one that when you see it, you just have to smile! Large pink Hollyhock-like blooms smother the branches from June to November, each with a pretty magenta centre. This fast growing shrub is brilliant for quickly filling in gaps at the back of your borders. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Prefers well-drained soil in sun. Height 1.5m (5’”). Spread 1m (40”).Hardy perennial down to -5C. Supplied as young plants.
Flower Colour
Pink

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
June onwards

Flowering Time
Autumn, Summer

Aspect
Full Sun

Spread
100cm (40")

Height
1.5m (60")

Lavatera

Soil

Well drained soil

Position

Sun or part shade

Cutting

suitable for cutting

Flowering

Summer

Additional Information

Cut back hard to 30cm (12") in late spring to control height if wished. Propagate by soft wood cuttings in spring or summer. Fully hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 01 Jun 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
Janet Morgan
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