Malope trifida – White ‘Alba’
Malope trifida ‘Alba’
These white mallow type flowers have satin-like petals in pure white or a deep magenta pink. Fresh apple green foliage on tall stems which are both long in flower and in the vase. One of my must haves for wedding work as it is useful and large scale and installation work.
Plant type: hardy annual
Site: full sun
Plant spacing: 30cm
Sown to grown: 12 weeks
Min. seeds per packet: 100 seeds
Growing tips: start seeds in modules in the greenhouse and plant out once the danger of frost has passed, despite being hardy they are susceptible. Can also be direct sown in April/May.
Harvesting/Arranging tips: pick when a couple of flowers are open on each stem.
Vase life: 10 days
25 in stock