Container grown shrubs can be planted throughout most of the year. The choice is huge and Lavatera is a particular favourite.
When summer is here, the days are long, and contrary to some people's beliefs it is still a good time for planting container grown shrubs. And there are none better than Lavatera Olbia Rosea. It produces masses of flowers from July to September, or when finally cut down by the first severe frost. This plant was introduced into Britain from its native western Mediterranean homeland and is commonly known as the tree mallow.