Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Photo - Tree Mallow (Lavatera maritima)

This fast growing shrub is covered with open flowers
that are similar to a hibiscus, but without the white fly issues.
This shrub can reach 8 feet tall and wide.  Tree Mallows look
best if they are trimmed hard (about 30%) in January and August.
Photos by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's garden in Ramona

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