Malva Alba Seeds; organic + heirloom

Malva Alba Seeds; organic + heirloom

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One seed packet filled with wild magic: heirloom organic seeds grown and collected by hand on our small scale farm. For expert and aspiring gardeners. An environmentally conscious alternative to conventional seed.

In an effort to save on paper and ink, planting instructions can be found below. Printed instructions are available by selecting the option for our planting information postcard. A beautiful postcard including the main listing photo for this seed variety, plus detailed planting instructions on the back.

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{malva alba}
Malva moschata
25+ seeds

{about}
A part of the muskmallow family, malva alba has fragrant white clusters of blossoms with delicate violet pistels, and fern like foliage. Self-seeds easily, making this a perfect flower for the cottage garden.

{planting information}
Germination time: 12-28 days
Hardiness: zones 3-9
Lifecycle: perennial
Sunlight: full sun, part shade
Height: 12-20"
Spread: 12"
Bloom time: mid-summer, late summer, early fall
Characteristics: self-sows prolifically if seedheads are allowed to develop, but not invasive.

{how to plant} 
Seeds may be sown in fall for next season or as soon as the ground can be worked in spring. Sow seeds 1/8" deep in well worked soil. Like many perennials it may take one growing season for malva to establish roots before it begins to flower.

Seeds are packaged in 100% recycled, 20% post-consumer waste brown kraft envelopes. Thank you for recycling again.