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Anisodontea capensis

For sale by Sweet Acre Nursery

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2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Anisodontea capensis

Common names

African mallow, Cape mallow, False mallow


Anisodontea capensis (African mallow). This is a fast growing upright sub-shrub with hairy stems, which will grow about 1m. It will flower through spring into the summer with pink to dark purple flowers which are hibiscus-like, each with 5 rounded petals.


This plant needs a sheltered position, full sun and good drainage.

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers, containers, indoor plants.

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Anisodontea capensis | Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilSandy, Loamy
  • WaterSemi-moist

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