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Anisodontea capensis 'El Rayo' ('El Royo')

Common Name: Malvaceae

Plant Family: Cape Mallow

Anisodontea capensis 'El Rayo' ('El Royo')
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Price:  £6.50
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Availability:  

  

2 in stock

Size/Qty:  1 litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  mediterranean
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Flower Colour:  Pink
Evergreen:  Yes
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee


An evergreen shrub which loves a warm sunny spot, although it is proving hardy in most gardens. Growing to 6 feet or more it produces pink mallow-like flowers from spring to autumn into the winter. Prune in spring. A great bee plant.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall