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Tree Mallow

Medium shrub grows to 3 to 6 feet tall, by 3 to 5 feet in diameter; velvety heart-shaped leaves and pale pink flowers.  Little water when established, grow faster with more water.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Lavatera maritima has lavender and purple flowers
Tree mallow is a perennial shrub of medium height
Latin Name: 
Lavatera maritima
Family Name: 
Malvaceae
Place of Origin: 
W. Meiterranean
Bloom Time: 
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Garden Location: 
Tram Rd. at N. Acacia Loop Rd.