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Pink Mallow

Anisodontia scabarosa

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

2m

2m

Min

1.5m

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Pink Mallow Overview

A decorative, cheerful shrub which has pink flowers throughout the year and is very easy to grow. Bees and butterflies are attracted to the pink mallow. Its dense foliage promotes being trained into a standard or topiary specimen and is equally at home in a cottage or more formal garden.

Common problems with Pink Mallow

Common pests on Anisodontia scabarosa include Red Spider Mite, Whitefly and Aphids.

Pink Mallow Companion Plants

Plant with other plants that need full or partial sun and medium amounts of water.

How to harvest Pink Mallow

Not applicable

How to propagate Pink Mallow

Seed

Can be grown from seeds sown in Autumn.

Cuttings

Semi-hard cuttings taken in spring and summer root easily.

Special features of Pink Mallow

Attracts useful insects

Attracts bees and butterflies

Pot plant

Due to its dense foliage it can be trained into a standard or topiary.

Other uses of Pink Mallow

Landscaping

Use as a decorative garden plant. It is a rewarding shrub for the home garden with year round blossoms. Plants respond well to pruning and long shoots can be trained into standards or topiary.

Bonsai

Can be trained and pruned into a bonsai.

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