About This Product
Botanical Name: Lavatera thuringiaca 'Red Rum'
Common Name: Red Rum Tree Mallow
A fast-growing evergreen shrub with a compact, multi-branching growth habit. Leaves are gray-green, three-lobed and maple-like. Saucer-shaped, hollyhock-like flowers are red-magenta on burgundy stems. Blooms from midspring to fall. Attracts butterflies.
USDA Zone: Zones 6 - 8
Sunset Zone: Zones 2*, 3*, 4 - 9, 14 - 24 (*with protection)
Mature Height: 4 - 5 feet
Mature Width: 3 - 4 feet
Water Needs: Low,Moderate