Mallow (Malva spp.)
Copyright: Fred Miller
These perennials are hardy and produce beautiful showy flowers come in a variety of colors depending on the species. They have cup-shaped flowers that bloom on stalks from June until September. The textured foliage is another wonderful feature of these unique plants and the leaves are heart-shaped; they make a lovely addition to mixed flower gardens.
Mallow is a Host Plant for:American Lady, Painted Lady, Common Checkered-Skipper, West Coast Lady, Gray Hairstreak, and more
Color(s): Pink, purple, white, blue
Sun Exposure: Sun
Soil: Fertile, well drained
Average Height: 3 ft. - 4 ft.
Average Spread: 2 ft.
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 3 to 10