Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina'
Common Name: Mallow-Hollyhock, Zebra Mallow, Striped Mallow;
Zone (4) 5 to 7 (8).
Full sun to part shade.
Mature height is 24 to 48 inches, 18 to 24 inches spread.
Erect, compact herbaceous perennial. Soft pink flowers with raspberry-purple veins look like pinwheels. Two-inch, bowl-shaped flowers appear singly or in clusters from early summer to frost on robust, shrub-like plants. A short-lived perennial, Mallow self-seeds.
A shorter cousin of the Hollyhock, Striped Mallow is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil, with a moderate to high pH. Heat and drought tolerant, its one tough perennial!
Attributes: Border plants, Cut flower, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant flowers, Mass Planting, Salt Tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Rabbit resistant.
Thirty (30) plants per flat (or tray). Approximate Plug Measurements: 3 inches deep x 2 inches wide.