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botanical name:
Malva moschata
Malva moschata © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Musk mallow
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 0.50m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
Short lived perennial with delicately cut, fern like leaves which are aromatic when crushed. Frilly edged pink flowers. May self seed.

Quite drought tolerant, but does well on most soils. Prefers a sunny, well-drained position.

By seed.

Attractive to bees.

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