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Name: Joshua
Greenville SC (Zone 8a)
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woodenman12
Apr 4, 2016 9:34 PM CST
Saw this plant in a commercial and snagged a few pics. Its a large shrub or perennial that has long stems with lavender looking flowers at the end of them.
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Sorry I know not the best but any help would be great

Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Apr 4, 2016 9:45 PM CST
My only thought is Rose of Sharon.
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Name: Donald
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needrain
Apr 4, 2016 9:46 PM CST
Maybe Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)? My grandmother called them 'Althea'. That's my best guess. Good luck!
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plantladylin
Apr 4, 2016 10:01 PM CST
Hard to tell for sure but I think Roses of Sharon (Hibiscus sinosyriacus) comes close too.
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JRsbugs
Apr 5, 2016 5:15 AM CST
Hibiscus syriacus is very late to flower here.

Could it be a mallow of some sort?

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purpleinopp
Apr 5, 2016 5:20 AM CST
Take a look @ Lavatera.
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JRsbugs
Apr 5, 2016 6:06 AM CST
Lavatera was what I was thinking too.
Name: Arlene
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pirl
Apr 5, 2016 7:08 AM CST
I'm thinking of Lavatera as well.
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Apr 5, 2016 9:53 AM CST
It does look like Lavatera. Can you tell us what the commercial was? If we can view the commercial it may help.
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Name: Danita
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Danita
Apr 8, 2016 9:02 AM CST
Hard to tell, but possibly Lavatera maritima aka
Tree Mallow (Malva subovata)

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Name: Beverly Cook
Pembroke (Zone 8b)
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ilerlily
Apr 11, 2016 11:16 PM CST
woodenman12 said:Saw this plant in a commercial and snagged a few pics. Its a large shrub or perennial that has long stems with lavender looking flowers at the end of them.
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Sorry I know not the best but any help would be great



Possibly althea, double rose of Sharon?

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