Lavatera trimestris 'Mont Blanc'

Lavatera trimestris 'Mont Blanc'

Mallow

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Lavatera trimestris 'Mont Blanc'
  • Common name: Mallow
  • Plant type: Annual

Height: 1m

Spread: 45cm

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Flowers

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Lavatera trimestris 'Mont Blanc' is a superb 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.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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