From Europe; naturalized in U.S. These plants are related to and somewhat resemble hollyhock (Alcea), but they are bushier, with smaller, roundish to heart-shaped leaves. Bloom from summer to fall. Easy to grow; need good drainage, average soil. Grow from seed; usually bloom first year. Use in perennial borders or for a quick tall edging. Not long lived.Malva alcea
Perennial. To 4 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide; upper leaves deeply divided. Saucer-shaped pink flowers to 2 in. wide.
Native from western Europe to the Caucasus and Turkey. Forms dense clump 8– 18 in. high, spreadi...
Native from the Mediterranean to Iran. Dependable old favorite. Forms mat of leaves to 6 in. high, 1 1...
Bears salmon pink single blooms on 3-ft. stems from late summer to early fall.