Bush Mallow

Lavatera bicolor

Fast-growing, this sub-shrub features an airy silhouette and a lush foliage of maple-shaped gray-green leaves. Adding a splash of color to drought tolerant gardens, this easy to care for plant also attracts bees and other beneficial insects.

Water: Moderate, Drought Tolerant

Hardiness: Frost Tender, provide a sheltered location to protect it from cold or drying winds

Habit: A short-lived perennial, semi-evergreen sub-shrub, with large, luminous, pale lavender flowers 3" across

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Moderately fertile, well-draining soil

Origin: Cultivar

Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower

Bush Mallow