Area of origin: Mediterranean.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 2 m (6,6'), width up to 1.5m (4,9').
Foliage: Semi-evergreen, grey-green.
Soil Type: All.
Hardiness: Tolerant to -15°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
Superb flowers in summer and autumn. The flowers begin rose coloured and become white as they mature with purple centre. This shrub grows quickly and creates a lovely effect in flowerbeds, hedges or in containers. The flowers are very popular and can be used within bouquets.
• See the Lavatera catalogue