Common name: Annual Mallow, Rose Mallow, Royal Mallow, Regal Mallow. Family: Malvaceae. Genus: Lavatera. Scientific name: Lavatera trimestris. Plant type: Annual, Hibiscus-like. Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm).

Annual mallow (Lavatera trimestris) comes in a variety of colors, including rich pinks and reds, as well as striking whites.