PlantsMalva→Tree Mallow (Malva arborea)

Botanical names:
Malva arborea Accepted
Lavatera arborea Synonym
Malva dendromorpha Synonym
Althaea arborea Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Various insects


Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 16, 2012 5:01 PM

Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.

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