Lavatera arborea grow and care – shrub of the genus Malva also known as Tree mallow or Malva arborea, Lavatera arborea perennial evergreen, biennial or annual used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10 as perennial 4-8 as annual.
Leaves color green in heart shape lobed 5 lobes and wavy.
Lavatera arborea flower
Flower color purple and black in the middle with five petals some cultivars the petals merge in the base.
Lavatera arborea for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Lavatera arborea growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Invasive Spring (as annual), spring to summer (as perennial) Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Winter Pruning season: How to prune: Just for design 0.5-2 m, 20-80 inches Size of the plant? Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring / Summer / Autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower Purple and black flower in the middle with five petals some cultivars the petals merge in the base. Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Annual plant, Biennial plant, Evergreen, Perennial plant, Shrub
Hedging plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Autumn flowers, Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Black flower, Purple flower