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Althaea cannabina

A beautiful plant with large deep pink flowers similar to a hollyhock on tall, willowy stems.
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1 x 9cm pot (200426-1)

3 x 9cm pots (200426-3)

1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October
Height
2.1m (7ft)
Group/Species
cannabina
Common name
Hemp Leaf Mallow
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
60cm (24in)
Cultivation
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.

Description

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.

Care Tips

Give this tall airy plant plenty of space to grow, avoid pruning as this will impact on its natural form.