(Malva moschata ‘Rosea’)
A bushy plant, with slightly musk scented leaves, which is covered in hollyhock-like pink flowers.
The pink flowers appear throughout summer and into autumn.
POSITION & USES
Malvas prefer a sunny position. Soil needs lo be of medium fertility but definitely well drained. The plant is suited to a perennial or shrub border. Will tolerate periods of dryness.
Prepare the ground well and ensure drainage is good. In spring cut to about 25cm above the ground when flowers finish.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed from spring to autumn will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||3-4|
|Habit||A densely leaved, shrubby perennial plant.|
|Position||Part to Full Sun, Heavy Frost.|