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Lavatera thuringiaca
Lavatera thuringiaca

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Zones 2-9, 14-24, 30-32
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Lavatera thuringiaca

Malvaceae
Evergreen, Shrubs

LAVATERA

These easy-to-grow plants bear blossoms resembling single hollyhocks (Alcea).

Lavatera thuringiaca

Native to central and southeastern Europe. Resembles Lavatera maritima but has denser growth, greener leaves. Flowers are purplish pink, 3 in. across, nearly everblooming (except in colder-winter zones). The shrub grows 4 to 6 ft. high and wide, is deciduous in the colder part of its range.

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