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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
large-flowered mallow wort mallow wort
Malope are tall annuals and perennials, usually bushy though sometimes almost un-branched. The leaves may be simple or lobed, and the showy, paper-thin flowers are long-stalked and broadly trumpet-shaped ranging from pink to violet blue, and white, often veined in a deeper shade
M. trifida is an upright, stout-stemmed annual with hairy, lobed, bright green leaves. Broadly trumpet-shaped, pale pink to dark purple-red flowers with purple veins are produced from summer to autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil, ideally in full sun though partial shade is tolerated. Provide support in exposed positions
Propagate by seed sown in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Deadhead to prolong flowering
Pests Aphids may be troublesome
May be affected by a rust
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