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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    High Mallow is an upright, bushy plant with magenta flowers and darker purple stripes. It reseeds readily and naturalizes quickly in the garden.

    Latin Name

    Malva sylvestris


    Family

    Malvaceae


    Also Known As

    High Mallow Common Mallow


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    July - September


    Seasons

    Summer

    Specifications

    Max Height: 4'
    Max Spread: 3'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Colors


    Native Range

    Western Europe, Northern Africa, Asia


    History

    John Bartram of Philadelphia listed High Mallow for sale in his plant catalog by 1770.


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