Althaea

Althaea spp.

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A genus of under 20 annual and perennial species native to Europe, North Africa and Western Asia. Growing 1-2m tall with palm-shaped leaves with 3-7 lobes and flowering in the middle of summer to produce small stalked pink to blue-purple flowers with 5 petals. They are fully hardy and would suit a herbaceous border or wildflower garden well.
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Malvaceae
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