Annual mallow, Lavatera trimestris, is great choice for filling gaps in the border or creating inexpensive and long-lasting summer container displays. The large, saucer-like blooms come in a variety of colours and are popular with bees and other pollinators.
Lavatera trimestris ‘Beauty Mix’ bears pink and white flowers on tall, bushy plants, over a long period. The Royal Horticultural Society has awarded it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit.
Grow Lavatera trimestris ‘Beauty Mix’ 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.
Lavatera ‘Beauty mix’ and wildlife
Lavatera ‘Beauty mix’ is known for attracting bees and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.
Is Lavatera ‘Beauty mix’ poisonous?
Lavatera ‘Beauty mix’ has no toxic effects reported.