Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Malope trifida, 'Pink Queen', Malope

Common Name: Malope

Family: Malvaceae

Genus: Malope

Species: trifida

Cultivar or Variety: 'Pink Queen'

Characteristics: Large mallow-like flowers perfect for a country garden scene. Ponk flowers witha white edging to them.

Life Cycle
Annual

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring

Germination Temperature
60-70 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/8th"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
7-10 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
2 - 4 feet

Plant Form
Upright
Branching

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage
Level with Foliage

Flower Color
Dark Pink

Nutritional Needs
Moist
Dry

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed

Cutting Flower
Yes

Attractive to Wildlife
Butterflies

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders

Image
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