Tree Mallow 'Rosea' Seeds

An old-fashioned, cottage garden plant grown for its scented, icy pink, dainty flowers.

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The tree mallow is an old-fashioned, cottage garden plant grown for its scented, icy pink, dainty flowers. It has a non-stop blooming period from spring through fall. Bees and butterflies love the flowers and the plant self-sows easily. This wildflower can be found throughout Britain and Ireland.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lavatera x clementii
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/16 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 3a: to -35F, USDA Zone 3b: to -30F, USDA Zone 4a: to -25F, USDA Zone 4b: to -20F, USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Pale Pink, Pink
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 100