Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’, Tall Mallow, Quick Facts:
Host plant to Painted Ladies Butterfly
Short lived perennial
Native to Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa
Hardy in USDA zones 5-9
Prefers full sun, tolerates partial shade
Needs well drained soil
Pale to deep purple petals with dark maroon veins
Can grow to 3-4 feet tall
Space 1-2 feet apart
Can be grown in containers
Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’ Plants
These plants are grown specifically to be safe for butterflies/caterpillars. These plants are in a 3 1/2″ pot and are ready to go in the ground or be potted into a larger container.
Kim (verified owner) –
Beautiful healthy plants with excellent root growth received. Some of the Malva were in bloom when received. Will be purchasing from Joyful Butterfly again and would not hesitate recommend!
Brenda Cogley (verified owner) –
Was amazed to see the size and quality of the plants I received! Had flowers blooming!! Definitely a great purchase!