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Anisodontea ‘Cerise Classic’

Family: Malvaceae (Mallow family)

Common names: Pink Mallow (E);

Native to: Southern Africa
Perennial, Shrub
A dainty shrub producing abundant pink flowers throughout summer.

Anisodontea ‘Cerise Classic’

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

SEMI-SHADE

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.75m x 1m

MAXIMUM SIZE:

1.25m x 1.5m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Anisodontea ‘Cerise Classic’

DESCRIPTION

A hardy perennial shrub which has soft, hairy three-lobed leaves that are aromatic and sticky.  It produces masses of pink flowers which are marked with dark pink streaks.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION
Thicket and grassland.
WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
Attracts a host of insects, and is one of the most prolific honey bee attractors in the garden.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Water moderately.
MAINTENANCE
Prune lightly to encourage a compact, bushy form.
LANDSCAPING USES
Mass plant it in an informal border.
It can be trained into a standard and grown in a container.
GARDEN THEMES
Country
FLOWERS
The flowers have 5 light pink petals with darker pink veins.
FOLIAGE
The leaves are soft, hairy and have three lobes. They are aromatic and sticky.
FRUIT

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