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Malva preissiana

Malva preissiana

Synonym(s) Lavatera plebeia, Malva australiana
Common name Australian hollyhock
Family malvaceae
Life cycle
From seed nick seed, germinate warm
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below

Australian wildflower, listed as annual/perennial, "occasionally cultivated as an ornamental". Typical mallow/hollyhock flowers. We will see how it does in our garden.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '04 trade. Baggy 65F (9d; 11%G, 4d) - 75F (8d). Then dehusked seed to expose kidney-shaped black seeds, slightly nicked these, and returned to warm: 75F (77%G, 6-11d)

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