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Rose Mallow
Lavatera trimestris


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About Rose Mallow (Lavatera trimestris)
Height: Up to 4 ft.
Flower Color: Pink or white
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Hibiscus-like
Bloom Time: Mid and late season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Rose Mallow's native range?
  Indigenous To: Europe
Where Rose Mallow is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-10
  States:
How to grow Rose Mallow (Lavatera trimestris)
  Soil preference: Adaptable, and tolerates wetness well.
  Sun/Shade: Full sun to light shade.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: Rose mallow is easy from seed, and tolerates moisture well. Be sure to sow it where it is to bloom, since this wildflower is difficult to transplant.

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