Also known as Herb Treemallow. The botanical name honors the 16th-century Swiss naturalist brothers Lavater, and its three-month bloom time in warmer climes.
Culture: Start indoors at 70–72° 8 weeks before setting out, growing on at 65–70° days and 60° nights, or direct seed in sunny spot. Space 18–24". Cut when flowers are unfurling or have just begun to bloom. Vase life is one week. Will survive light fall frosts. ~150 seeds/g.
All flowers are annuals except where noted. All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.
Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.