2 years to reach maturity
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
How to propagate Pink Mallow
Can be grown from seeds sown in Autumn.
Semi-hard cuttings taken in spring and summer root easily.
Special features of Pink Mallow
Attracts useful insects
Attracts bees and butterflies
Due to its dense foliage it can be trained into a standard or topiary.
Other uses of Pink Mallow
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.
Can be trained and pruned into a bonsai.