Althaea cannabina

A beautiful plant with large deep pink flowers similar to a hollyhock on tall, willowy stems. More
1 x 9cm pot 511052-1 £5.95

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A beautiful plant with large deep pink flowers similar to a hollyhock on tall, willowy stems. Plant this towards the back of your border for flowers that sway gently in the wind from July all the way to October.

Genus Althaea
Group/Species cannabina
Type Perennial
Common Name Palm-leaf marsh mallow
Border Position Border (Back)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 2.1m (7ft)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered spot. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting. For best effect plant in groups of 3 or more.
Care Tips Give this tall airy plant plenty of space to grow, avoid pruning as this will impact on its natural form.
Flowering July - October
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Althaea cannabina reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mrs Davies

the plants appear healthy but have not flowered yet