Annual Mallow (Malva trimestris)

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Botanical names:
Malva trimestris Accepted
Lavatera trimestris Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 15-18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

From a wildflower seed mix from(American Meadows) we scattered in

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 9, 2012 5:11 PM

Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.

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lovesblooms On March 19, 2015 Seeds germinated
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Beautiful . by CindyOnore Jul 17, 2017 5:59 PM 1
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