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Common Mallow

Malva sylvestris

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Overview

This semi-upright perennial that occurs naturally on disturbed ground is a valuable addition to wildflower meadows & gardens. Flower spikes appear in summer into autumn, that can get up to 1.4m tall.

Common problems

Generally trouble free but can suffered from Hollyhock rust.

    Harvesting

    Generally not harvested

    Propagation

    Seed

    Special Features

    Attracts useful insects