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Rose Mallow Seeds - Mixed Colors Lavatera trimestris

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Packet $3.95
1 Ounce $9.50
1/4 Pound $23.95 37%
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  • Heirloom annual with large, showy blooms
  • Pollinator attractor with white and pink Summer blooms that are great for cut flowers
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas

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Rose Mallow Seeds - Mixed Colors

Beautiful with a tropical flair, many think that lovely Rose Mallow resembles the hibiscus--and it does, just smaller and easier to grow! Enjoy big, showy blooms in shades of pink throughout the summer with versatile and adaptable Rose Mallow!

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Rose Mallow Seeds - Mixed Colors
    Botanical Name:Lavatera trimestris
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Spring
    Plant Type:Tall green stems with pink, white and red petals
    Features:Heirloom, Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant, Cut Flower Garden, Container Garden
    Color:Pink, Red, White
    Blooms:Summer
    Plant Height:Up to 39 inches
    Plant Spacing:18-24 inches
    Planting Depth:1/16 inch
    Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Hardiness Zones:4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Plant Mixed Colors Rose Mallow

    When to Plant Rose Mallow Seeds

    Direct sow outdoors after the threat of frost has passed in the spring. Rose Mallow does not like being transplanted, but can be started indoors approximately 8-10 weeks before the final frost date.

    Where to Plant Rose Mallow Seeds

    Rose Mallow thrives in full sun conditions. While it can tolerate Partial Shade as well, this can lead to leggy growth and fewer blooms. Choose rich, well-draining soil that has been amended with organic material, such as manure or compost.

    How to Plant Rose Mallow Seeds

    Prepare Rose Mallow seeds by soaking them in warm water for approximately 24 hours before planting. Nick the seeds with a sharp knife - this will aid your Rose Mallow seeds in germinating. Sow 3 -4 Rose Mallow seeds in a group, approximately 18-24 inches apart onto the surface of the soil, and compress firmly. Do not cover the seeds, as they require sunlight in order to germinate. Germination will take place in approximately 15-30 days.

    How to Care for Rose Mallow

    After the Rose Mallow has grown a few inches, thin to one plant every 36 inches. Water Rose Mallow regularly, and deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional blooms. Watering is especially important as the Rose Mallow establishes - ensure you water if you see any signs of wilting. Rose Mallow will self-sow if allowed to go to seed.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 80 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 625 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to10,000 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 1.3 Acres

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