Lavatera


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Synonyms for Lavatera

widespread genus of herbs or softwood arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers

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A LAVATERA can be susceptible to frost and wind damage.
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Sue Nicholas (main picture) and two of her favourites: lavatera (left) and larKspur (right)
hannah's top tip If you are making a shrub border from scratch, use some faster-growing species such as buddleia, lavatera or broom, which will mature quickly and can be cut back or removed once the slower framework plants have started to become established.
9Shorten back the growths on shrubs such as buddleia and lavatera by half to prevent winter storm damage.
Plenty of pink blooms are also still being produced by the trustworthy mallow, Lavatera, and of course our old favourite, the hydrangea.
This will encourage the shrub to produce vigorous shoots that will carry flowers in summer such as buddleia davidii, deciduous ceanothus, perovskia, ceratostigma, cotinus, hardy fuchsia, lavatera and spiraea japonica.
Easy-to-root plants include lavatera, helianthemum, choisya, deutzia, escallonia, hebe, hydrangea, lavender, philadelphus and weigela, as well as fuchsia and olearia.
Easy-to-root plants include lavatera, helianthemum, choisya, deutzia, escallonia (pictured), hebe, hydrangea, lavender, philadelphus and weigela, as well as fuchsia and olearia.
COMBINE blue clary and white Mont Blanc lavatera blooms to give your garden a soothing, laid back feel.
Plant species that they don't like, such as hardy cranesbill geraniums, hydrangea, potentilla, lavatera and plants with hairy or narrow leaves.
The ones which flower from early summer onwards including potentilla, lavatera and fuchsia, are the ones that need pruning in early spring, before growth starts.
Q My lavatera is in full bloom but how and when do I prune it?
For a show of flowers that lasts well into fall in Northern California's mild-winter areas, try one of the following long-blooming shrubs or shrubby perennials: abutilon, blue hibiscus, Brazilian plume flower, butterfly bush, cape fuchsia, lavatera, oleander, plumbago, princess flower (in Sunset climate zones 16 and 17 only), and a variety of salvias.
15Shorten the growths on shrubs such as buddleia and lavatera by half to prevent winter storm damage.