Malope (Malope trifida)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
Red
White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 2 to 4 weeks.
Depth to plant seed: Sow approximately 1/8 inch deep, lightly covering with soil.

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Honey Bees in the Garden:  JuneHoney Bees in the Garden: June
June 1, 2011

June brings the end of school, Father's Day and summer. Summer brings hot weather and plants may need extra water. Honey bees will also need extra water to keep the hive cool.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 23, 2012 5:26 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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Plant Events from our members
chelle On February 25, 2015 Potted up
Marked as 'Glacier White'

(5) two-finger paper
chelle On February 16, 2015 Seeds sown
Marked as 'Glacier White'

Room temp.
Move outdoors once temps. moderate.
chelle From February 16, 2015 to February 20, 2015 Seeds germinated
Marked as 'Glacier White'
lovesblooms On April 11, 2016 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On April 9, 2016 Seeds sown
spring sown
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