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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
description:
Short lived perennial with delicately cut, fern like leaves which are aromatic when crushed. Frilly edged pink flowers. May self seed.

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

propagation:
By seed.

usage:
Attractive to bees.

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