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Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis)

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Marsh Mallow – Althaea officinalis is a native plant with soft velvety grey green leaves and delicate pink flowers. Grows wild in marshes and wet meadows. The roots also have...

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Height: 3-4 feet
Aspect: Sunny
Soil Type: Moist
Uses: Medicinal
Care: Herbaceous - cut back in autumn
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below
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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight.5 kg

3 – 5 Foot

Life Cycle



Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly




Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea


Ideal for Tubs & Containers


Culinary Herbs

Not culinary


No Scent

Herb Group




1 review for Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis)

  1. contact (verified owner)

    Lovely white flowers on my marsh mallow. I recommend this traditional English herb.

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