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Althaea officinalis

$1.55


'Marshmallow'

Plants grow 2 to 4 (7) feet tall with gray colored leaves with a felt like feel and look. The plants grow upright and have leaves that are shallowly 3-5 lobed. Pink flowers with reddish-purple centers, might be a few white flowering plants too, the flowers are 1.5 to 2 inches wide. Grown in the past as a medical herb. Blooms late summer and early fall, not that showy but an interesting plant non the less and blooming late in the year when most every thing is done. Heat tolerant. Grows on moderately salty soils. Grow in full sun with moist soils.

Zones 3-9. Cleaned pure seeds for quicker germination.

30 seeds.