Equally at home in the herb garden, vegetable garden, and cottage garden, marsh mallow (Althaea officinalis) is a pretty-in-pastel beauty, with broad, velvety, gray-green foliage and upright, 3- to 5-foot-tall stems that carry clusters of pale pink flowers from mid to late summer. All parts of the plant are edible. If you are planning to harvest the roots, grow some plants in your vegetable garden so they are easy to dig up. Full sun; prefers moist to wet soil. Perennial; Zones 3 to 7.
Harvested in August and September 2021. At least 20 seeds.
Please read the germination information as well before ordering.