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MALVA moschata 'Alba'
Commonly known as Musk mallow
MALVA moschata 'Alba'
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Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Erect, bushy, woody-based perennial. Heart-shaped lower leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Good to know - the native mallow. Wildlife plant. Nectar and pollen for insects. Provide support
Pests & Diseases
rust, leaf spot.
Place of origin
Europe, northwestern Africa.
Saucer-shaped - 4-6cm (1½-2½in) across in axillary clusters.
Fertile moist well-drained soil
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video