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Malope trifida 'Alba' is a beautiful, fresh-white form of malope. Truly lovely and easy to grow.

Genus Malope
Group/Species trifida
Variety Alba, White
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Mallow
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60-90cm (24-36in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in modules March - April, or sow direct in mid spring or late summer.
Care Tips Picking the flowers will encourage lateral growth and prolong flowering. May need staking.
Flowering June - September, 10-12 weeks from spring sowing.
Vase Life 7 days
Harvesting Flower production: 3-4 months.
Cooking Notes The flowers are edible.
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  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Malope trifida 'Alba' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Jennifer

Hasn't flowered or grown unfortunately

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Warwick

Malope are my favourite flowers in the summer lots of flowers for many months I ordered more seeds for next year a very good service and prompt delivery from Sarah Raven

Really beautiful bouquet

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Reviewed 13th August 2016 by june Lonergan

As a flower arranger myself, I was interested in watching this, I must say Sarah that you made it look very easy to do, which from my experience of hand tide has never been the case however I will try this myself from my garden not for a bride but to see if I can achieve something similar to your more than beautiful arrangement it really was terrific to watch you be so creative, I am inspired by your approach to flower displays you make them feel achievable. Thank you.

Well worth adding to the border

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Reviewed 12th August 2016 by Mary

Flowers profusely and grows well with little effort. Have grown with cranberry cosmos and together they make a great impact


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Reviewed 18th September 2014 by Elaine gleave

These are brilliant, great in a vase and in slightly dappled shade in the border, beautiful.