Lavatera


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lavatera

(ˌlævəˈtɪərə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the genus Lavatera, closely resembling mallow and grown for their purple, white, or rose-coloured flowers: family Malvaceae
[named after the two brothers Lavater, 18th-century Swiss doctors and naturalists]
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Noun1.lavatera - widespread genus of herbs or softwood arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowersLavatera - widespread genus of herbs or softwood arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
Lavatera arborea, tree mallow, velvetleaf, velvet-leaf - arborescent perennial shrub having palmately lobed furry leaves and showy red-purple flowers; southwestern United States
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Summerflowering shrubs, such as fuchsia, spiraea, perovskia, lavatera, buddleja, and deciduous ceanothus (eg Gloire de Versailles) usually flower on new growth, so a good chop now will stimulate plenty of this.
Prune summer-flowering deciduous shrubs such as Buddleja davidii, hardy fuchsias and lavatera - this will not affect their flowering as they flower on new wood.
PRUNE summerflowering deciduous shrubs such as Buddleja davidii, hardy fuchsias and lavatera - this will not effect their flowering as they flower on new wood.
Q THE wind has broken several branches on my lavatera bush.
Shrubs and climbers include buddleia, berberis, genista (broom), cistus (rock rose), ceanothus, escallonia, weigela, hebe, lavatera, passiflora, ribes (ornamental currant), rosmarinus (rosemary).
weigela, hebe, lavatera, passiflora (passion flower), ribes (ornamental currant), rosmarinus (rosemary).
Suitable shrubs and climbers include buddleia, berberis, genista (broom), cistus (rock rose), ceanothus, escallonia, weigela, hebe, lavatera, passiflora (passion flower), ribes (ornamental currant), rosmarinus (rosemary).
Protease inhibitors were extracted from the seeds of Lavatera cashmeriana Camb by ammonium sulphate precipitation and purified by chromatography on DEAE-cellulose and Sephadex G-100 column.
trim fast-growing shrubs such as buddleja, lavatera and tall roses lightly to reduce the risk of damage caused by gales.
My favourite annuals include larKspur, lavatera, callendula and of course sunflowers.
In the garden, favourite relatives include the garden hollyhock (Althea rosea) and mallow or lavatera (Lavatera trimestris).
Blooming shrubs Sunset climate zones 7-9, 14-17: For a show of flowers that lasts well into fall, try long-blooming shrubs or shrubby perennials: abutilon, blue hibiscus, Brazilian plume flower, butterfly bush, cape fuchsia, cape plumbago, lavatera, princess flower, and many salvias.