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 moschata
Erect, branching plant to 3 ft. high, 2 ft. wide. Finely cut leaves; pink or white flowers to 1 in. wide or somewhat wider. Entire plant emits a mild, musky odor if brushed against or bruised. Named selections are more frequently grown than the species. M. m.‘Rosea’ has pink blossoms;M. m. ‘Alba’ is 2 ft. high, bears white flowers.
Flat growing like ‘Massachusetts’ but not as wide spreading. Jade green leaves turn bronzy red in wint...
Native from Europe to western Asia, these low clumping or trailing perennials are vigorous growers wit...
Dark greenleaves are closely set alongbranches. More tolerant of heatand drought than ‘Radiant’.