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Lavatera assurgentiflora - Mission Mallow
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Botanic Name: Lavatera assurgentiflora
Common Name: Mission Mallow
Size: 10'h x 10'w
Sun: Sun
H20: Occ.H2O/dry
Attracts Butterflies
Type: larvae
Attracts Hummingbirds

Description:
This is a large evergreen shrub 5 to 15 feet tall. The magenta pink hibiscus-like flowers can be found all year long but bloom most profusely from May to August. They are attractive to hummingbirds and are a larval food source of the West Coast Lady butterfly. Plant in full sun. It will tolerate drought, wind, and salt spray. It is very fast-growing; it may reach 5' and bloom in its first year. Native to Channel Islands but naturalized along coastal California.

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