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Malva arborea

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Lavatera arborea
Phonetic Spelling
ar-bor-EE-ah
Description

Good cut flower; well drained soil; average fertility; biennial grown as an annual

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Monc Blanc'
  • 'Silver Cup'
  • 'Variegata'
Tags:
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Monc Blanc'
  • 'Silver Cup'
  • 'Variegata'
Tags:
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Malva
    Species:
    arborea
    Family:
    Malvaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    North Western Europe to Mediterranean
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No