Definition of lavatera in English:
A plant of a genus that includes the tree mallow.
- Genus Lavatera, family Malvaceae
- These and plants such as lavatera, buddleia and cistus are generally not worth moving unless they have been in the ground for two or three years.
- Forsythia and winter jasmine are also fast growers and so, as they finish flowering can be cut back, although not as hard as the lavatera.
- Not his mother - she was lifting flags in the garden preparing the ground for lavatera, hibiscus and a camomile path.
Modern Latin, named after the brothers Lavater, 17th-and 18th-century Swiss naturalists.
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