Anisodontea scabrosa (subsp. A. julii) (Pink Mallow, Pienk-kiesieblaar, Harigemalva)

Pink Mallow

Indigenous

  • Description.  The Pink Mallow has soft hairy three-lobed leaves that are aromatic and often sticky. Masses of smallish (about 2 cm diameter) pink-mauve flowers, each marked with dark-pink streaks, grace this rewarding free-flowering shrub.
  • 2 m x 1 m.
  • Sun and semi-shade
  • Small shrub
  • Evergreen
  • Frost hardy
  • Moderate watering
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Wind resistant
  • Flowering time – August to March