Marsh Mallow plant - Althaea officinalis
Marsh mallow - Althaea officinalis
Type: Hardy Perennial
Approximate height: 1 to 1.2 m
Flowering time: Summer
Site and soil type: Moist soil in a sunny position.
Care: Keep well-watered.
Plant size: Grown in a 1 litre pot. (For pot size guide, click here)
Has also been called Guimauve, Joseph's staff, Wymote and White mallow.
An attractive plant with velvety leaves and pretty pink flowers in summer, popular with butterflies and other pollinators.
Ideal for damp areas.
Peat-free, pesticide-free, plastic-free.
All plants are sent to you in an eco-friendly cardboard POSIpot or fibre pot, (made from wood pulp), together with a wooden ID label and care instructions. In both cases these can be planted straight into the ground in the pot which will biodegrade.