Malva sylvestris

£2.50

Common mallow. Annual or short-lived native bushy perennial growing 1 m (3 ft) high, bearing large pinkish-purple flowers from spring to autumn; again with very good edible leaves and flowers. All parts are medicinal and a fibre has been made from the stems; various dyes are made from the plant; bees love the flowers. Grow in any soil in sun or part shade; hardy to -23ºC. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 30.

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Common mallow. Annual or short-lived native bushy perennial growing 1 m (3 ft) high, bearing large pinkish-purple flowers from spring to autumn; again with very good edible leaves and flowers. All parts are medicinal and a fibre has been made from the stems; various dyes are made from the plant; bees love the flowers. Grow in any soil in sun or part shade; hardy to -23ºC. Stratification: ND