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Malva

Discover the beauty of malva flowers and learn how to grow them in your garden. Find out the best varieties and essential tips for successful malva cultivation.
Malva Zebrina (Hollyhock Mallow) Thank you Laurel, Dave and Doug for this beautiful flower! I have wanted a hollyhock and this is perfect! Flower Images, Flower Pictures, Flower Art, Flower Garden, Beautiful Flowers Pictures, Amazing Flowers, Pretty Flowers, Malva, Purple Perennials

This pretty pink and purple perennial is Malva Zebrina, commonly known as Hollyhock Mallow. My daughter saw it at the garden center and loved the pretty flowers, so we added it to my cottage garden. I planted it in front of my tall hollyhock because the colors seemed to compliment each other nicely. I have no experience at all with this plant so I'm hoping it will survive the winter for many more years in my garden. In the past, I've tried starting hollyhocks from seed with no luck at all…

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Darleen Fournier
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Botanical Name: Malva sylvestris L, Malva vulgaris. The botanical name Malva comes from the Greek word 'malaxos', meaning slimy, or to soften. Other Common Names: Mallow, zebrina mallow, blue mallow, cheese-cake, high mallow, marsh mallow, cheese flower, malva (Spanish), malve (German), rödmalva (Swedish), mauve (French), almindelig katost (Danish). Habitat: The species is native to the eastern Mediterranean and North Africa, but is now naturalized in many parts of the world. Plant…

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Charlene Robinson