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Lavatera trimestris 'Mont Blanc'

Tree mallow

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy annual

Flower colour

White

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

Lavatera trimestris 'Mont Blanc'

Plant details

Lavatera trimestris 'Mont Blanc' is a superb tree mallow, ideal for growing in the centre of a large sunny border. The large bushy plants bear masses of huge white, trumpet-shaped flowers, which are extremely attractive to bees.

Grow Lavatera trimestris 'Mont Blanc' in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering, but allow some to develop seeds which you can save for the following year.

Family: Malvaceae

Genus: Lavatera

Species: trimestris

Cultivar: Mont Blanc

Plant type: Hardy annual

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 100cm

Spread: 45cm

Time to plant seeds: April to May

Flowering period: June to September


Reader reviews

flowering rose

It in deed is a lovely plant and I have used the seeds for following year.you need to stake them as they will flop.unfortunely this year all my plants were lost to the bad weather bar one or two.Its an easy plant to grow and free seeds in the bargain.mine were pink.


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