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Musk Mallow Rosea in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Malva Moschata 'Rosea'

 

Musk Mallow 'Rosea'

Malva are hollyhock-like plants which can be annual, biennial or perennial, some species of which are edible.The leaves are alternate and palmately lobed. The flowers have 5 petals and are .5 - 5 cms. in diameter.'Rosea' is a long flowering plant The open flowers are a soft pink in colour. Leaves and flowers of musk mallow are common additions to "wild" salads. The seeds are also edible

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plant Features
  • Musk Mallow Rosea likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Musk Mallow Rosea likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Musk Mallow Rosea is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Musk Mallow Rosea likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

 
plant information

Common name

Musk Mallow 'Rosea'

Latin name

Malva Moschata 'Rosea'

type

Perennial

family

Malvaceae

ph

3.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Musk Mallow Rosea likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Musk Mallow Rosea is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Musk Mallow Rosea likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

  • Water

    Musk Mallow Rosea likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Musk Mallow Rosea is 0.50meters x 1.20meters 0.50 M 1.20 M

Malva Moschata 'Rosea'

Malva are hollyhock-like plants which can be annual, biennial or perennial, some species of which are edible.The leaves are alternate and palmately lobed. The flowers have 5 petals and are .5 - 5 cms. in diameter.'Rosea' is a long flowering plant The open flowers are a soft pink in colour. Leaves and flowers of musk mallow are common additions to "wild" salads. The seeds are also edible


Flowering

From Mid Summer TO Early Autumn

Flowers from mid Summer to early Autumn

 

Planting

From Mid Spring TO Mid Spring

Young plants can be planted out to their growing position from mid Spring

 

Propagating by seed

From Late Winter TO Mid Spring

Malva will self-seed, but seeds can also be collected, sown in pots in late winter or early spring, and then planted out. Alternatively seeds can be sown in their flowering positions in mid spring

 
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