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Lavatera x clementii 'Barnsley Baby'

Hardy Shrub

  • Customer favourite

A dwarf version of a cottage garden favourite! Compact and floriferous, Lavatera 'Barnsley Baby' is perfect for patio containers and small gardens. The well branched habit and racemes of saucer-shaped, soft pink blooms will certainly draw the attention of your neighbours – as well as the bees and butterflies in your garden! Once established this tough little mallow needs little maintenance and will even tolerate short periods of drought. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 60cm (24”).

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September
Position:
full sun
    • 1 jumbo plug plant

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • £12.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • £18.99
Pot up plug plants and grow them on in frost free conditions. When plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise mallow to outdoor conditions for a period of 7 to 10 days. Transplant lavatera plants into borders and containers outdoors in moist, well drained soil in full sun. When growing lavatera in containers use a soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season while young plants become established. Once established, lavatera plants require only occasional attention. Pruning lavatera is best undertaken in spring when all risk of frost has passed and the buds begin to swell. Prune all stems hard to about 30cm above ground level. Mallow can be slow to break bud in spring so be patient with plants that might appear to have died over winter as they may still be dormant.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Reviews
  1. Barnsley Baby

    By Brenda Clarke 15-10-2014

    I have never bought a Lavatera Barnsley Baby before so am excited about growing it. It seems a superb pot plant and hopefully very hardy as I live in the NE of England.

    Natalie
    16/10/14

    Thank you for your review. I hope we can continue to be of service.

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