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...
In regions where temperatures never (or very rarely) fall to 0°F/°18°C, these are among ...
Fragrant, 1 1/2-in.-long flowers appear in late winter, early spring, with occasional sporadic bloom i...