Plant ID forum: What is this?

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Name: Janice
Cape Cod, MA, USA (Zone 7a)
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May 18, 2012 12:27 PM CST
I planted seeds and I believe this to be Malva or hibiscus?

The plant flowered at 2 ft tall.

I just know you experts will know.

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Name: Monica
Texas Gulf Coast (Zone 9b)
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May 18, 2012 12:46 PM CST
I think it's Lavatera trimestris 'Silver Cup'. If the flowers are deep, deep pink then it could be L. 'Loveliness'. Same family as Hibiscus and Malva.


Name: woofie
NE WA (Zone 5a)
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May 18, 2012 12:49 PM CST
I vote for Silver Cup, too. Check out the photos in the database:
Annual Mallow (Malva trimestris 'Silver Cup')
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