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Annual Mallow 'The Vulcan'

Malope trifida 'The Vulcan'

Photo: Annual Mallow 'The Vulcan'

Photo: Annual Mallow 'The Vulcan'
Photo: Annual Mallow 'The Vulcan'

General description

Malope trifida 'Vulcan' has deep magenta-pink flowers, with a vivid green eye at the centre and lovely, green Chinese lantern buds.

Easy to grow – a must for the ornamental and cutting garden and it’s edible too, great for scattering on salads.

Plant requirements

Fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Maintenance

Picking the flowers will encourage lateral growth and prolong flowering.

Practical use

Perfect for bees, butterflies and pollinating insects

Properties

Height
1 - 36 cm
Color
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Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Needs protection