These easy-to-grow plants bear blossoms resembling single hollyhocks (Alcea).Lavatera maritima
Native to western Mediterranean. Grows quickly to 6–8 ft. tall and about as wide, with gray-green, 2 1/2-in. maple-like leaves and a summer-long show of light pink, 2–3-in. flowers with dark rose veining and a deep purple center. Open grower; cut back hard to keep it compact. Needs partial to full shade in Zones 12 and 13.
Native to western Mediterranean. Grows quickly to 6–8 ft. tall and about as wide, with gray-gree...
Native to China, Japan. Has rather rigid, sprawling, angular habit of growth to 10 to 15 ft. high and ...
To 4 ft. tall and wide, with woolly gray-green leaves to 6–8 in. long, 1 1/4 in. wide. Deep gold...