Rosea is a lovely variety of Lavatera as it closely resembles a Hollyhock. It has beautiful pink flowers that appear in summer and last though to autumn. It's foliage is mid green and semi-evergreen. A perfect addition to a mixed flowerbed.
At a glance:
Pink flowers appear in summer
Well drained fertile soil
Will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m over 2-5 years