Native Region: Europe, North Africa
Malva moschata 'Alba'
Zone Range: 4-8
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 21 August, 2011
Seed count: 25-30
Erect, bushy, woody perennial with heart-shaped lower leaves and pinnatisect upper leaves. Bears saucer-shaped, 5-petaled white flowers to 2 inches across in axillary clusters from early summer to early autumn. Height 3 feet; spread 2 feet. Suitable for a herbaceous, mixed or shrub border, or a wild garden.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a coldframe in early to mid spring, or you may sow seed where it is to grow, however you should protect the seeds and seedlings from birds. Grow on in any good garden soil with plentiful moisture and good drainage.