Rose Mallow, Annual Mallow
Lavatera trimestris 'Ruby Regis'

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

Category:

Annuals

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

Golden, Colorado

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 17, 2005, LilyLover_UT from Ogden, UT (Zone 5b) wrote:

'Ruby Regis' has bright pink flowers, deeper in color than 'Silver Cup'. Lavatera is easy to grow from seed.

Positive

On Sep 21, 2002, snowhermit from Woodsville, NH (Zone 4a) wrote:

This plant has bloomed all summer and has beautiful rose pink flowers.I will definitely grow it again next year.