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Tree Mallow

Medium shrub grows to 3 to 6 feet tall, by 3 to 5 feet in diameter. Has velvety heart-shaped leaves and pink, magenta  or white flowers. Little water when established, grow faster with more water.

Lavatera arborea has dark pink flowers
Latin Name: 
Lavatera arborea
Family Name: 
Malvaceae
Place of Origin: 
W. Europe
Bloom Time: 
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Garden Location: 
Tram Rd. in Bauhinia section