Areas of origin: Mexico.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 1 metre (3.3'), width up to 50 cm (1.6').
Foliage: Semi-evergreen, dark green.
Soil type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to -10°C.
Exposure: Part shade to full sun.
Properties and uses:
Also called ‘dwarf lavatera’, the anisodonthea is a superb shrub very long flowering from May until the first frosts. The flowers are mauve in the centre and pink around the edges. In areas with very cold winters it is advised to plant in a container and move into the greenhouse before the first frosts.