Musk Mallow Seeds - Malva moschata - Native Wildflower

Type: Perennial
Approximate height: Up to 1 metre
Flowering Time: Summer
Site and soil type: Prefers well-drained soil in sun or semi-shade
When to sow: Spring, summer or early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into trays, modules or pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 140 seeds / 0.3 g

Musk mallow has pretty pink flowers in summer, divided leaves, and a delicate musky scent.

This lovely native wildflower attracts both bees and butterflies and is a recommended plant for bats who feed on the insects the plant attracts.

  Musk Mallow provides food for the following creatures: 

  • Short-tongued bumblebees
  • Honey bees
  • Painted Lady butterfly πŸ›
  • πŸ¦‡ 
  • πŸ¦‡ (RHS)
  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

πŸ› A food plant for the caterpillar

πŸ¦‹ Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

πŸ¦‡ Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

πŸ¦‡ (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.