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Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina' /Zebra Mallow

Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina'  / Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina'
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Flowers and many developing buds indicating blooming over an extended period

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Scientific Name: Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina'
Common Name: Zebra Mallow
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This short-lived, long flowering perennial or biennial is a profuse bloomer and may not live but one year. Used as a specimen, for accent, in containers and in masses. It attracts butterflies and is rabbit resistant.