Rose Mallow, Annual Mallow
Lavatera trimestris 'Twins Hot Pink'

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lavatera (lav-uh-TEER-uh) (Info)
Species: trimestris (try-MES-tris) (Info)
Cultivar: Twins Hot Pink

Category:

Annuals

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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San Jose, California

Arlington, Massachusetts

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Bucyrus, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 22, 2006, lilystorm from San Jose, CA wrote:

I grew this from seed. It has been blooming heavily for the past month and is just stunning. Definitely a new favorite.

Blooms hold up well in heat and the foliage is a nice healthy green, not that you see much of the leaves with the smothering of flowers.