The Tree Mallow (Lavatera arborea or Malva arborea) is a flowering plant in the Malvaceae family.
It is native to western Europe and the Mediterranean region.
It grows to 50-200 centimetres (20-79 inches) tall.
The leaves are 8-18 centimetres (4-7 inches) in diameter.
The dark-pink to purple flowers are 3-4 centimetres (one inch) in diameter. They grow in clusters of 2-7 flowers.
Photographed at the Paris Botanical Garden, France, April 2022.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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