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botanical name:
Alcea x Althaea 'Parkallee'
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common name:  Mallow
synonyms:  Malva 'Parkallee'
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: cream
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Large subshrub with roughly triangular, 3-lobed, tomentose grey-green leaves. Long spikes of Hollyhock type, cream flowers with maroon stamens, produced over a long period between June and November. The flowers are sterile.

Needs a good sunny position and reasonably rich, well-drained soil, but with adequate water during the growing season.

From basal cuttings, taken in spring

other notes:
Cross genus hybrid of uncertain origin but probably deriving from Alcea, Althaea and possibly Kitaibelia.

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