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Lavatera maritima

Classification

Order: Malvales
   Family: Malvaceae
            Genus: Lavatera
                        Specie: Lavatera maritima

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Light well-drained soil

Features: Gray-green leaves; pale pink flowers spring?autumn

Uses: Mixed shrubbery Seaside gardens Containers

Zones: 8-11

Description: This evergreen shrub is native to western Mediterranean regions where it is found in dry rocky places. It grows to about 6 ft (1.8 m) and has soft grayish green leaves. The attractive flowers are borne for many months from spring to autumn. They are pale

Growth Habit: Branching habit

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