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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 24-36 inch
Plant Spread: 20 - 24 inch
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Other info: only young seedlings can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self

Common names
  • Musk Mallow

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Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On February 28, 2017 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On January 15, 2017 Seeds sown
lovesblooms On February 11, 2015 Seeds sown
winter sown
MrsBinWY On April 7, 2018 Potted up
5 (These germinated over a long period. The youngest is only a couple weeks up.)
MrsBinWY On February 24, 2018 Seeds germinated
MrsBinWY On February 18, 2018 Seeds sown
cool room temp; 25 seeds from ishareflowers
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