Musk Mallow, Malva moschata
Musk Mallow is a delightful garden flower originating in Southern England. It stands out in the perennial border with its bright pink, papery blossoms and distinctive deeply cut leaves. Flowers bloom from July to September and are highly attractive to bees of all kinds. The plant has been used as an ingredient in cough syrups, ointments and even as an aphrodisiac. Flowers produce a wonderful musk scent, which increases when taken indoors as a cut flower. Reaches 2' in height. Plant in moist but well drained soil in full sun. 50 seeds/2.50, 1/4 oz./8.00.