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x Alcalthaea suffrutescens 'Parkfrieden' (syn. Malva sylvestris 'Park Freedom')

This mallow/hollyhock cross was developed in the search for a hollyhock with excellent rust resistance and you’ve certainly got that here.
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1 x 9cm pot (200642-1)

3 x 9cm pots (200642-3)

1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - September
Height
1.5m (5ft)
Group/Species
suffrutescens
Common name
Marshmallow
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
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

This mallow/hollyhock cross was developed in the search for a hollyhock with excellent rust resistance and you’ve certainly got that here.

It’s a robust-looking plant which flowers taller and longer than most, with apricot-pink double centred flowers.

Care Tips

Prune tips in spring to make a bushier plant and allow for good air circulation.