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Malope trifida

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.8m to 1m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.25m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourPurple
  • Leaf ColourLight green

Description

Malope trifida. An erect annual with hairy stems and leaves. Ovate mid green leaves are to 10 cm. Produces trumpet-shaped, purpleish and veined flowers. Native to the Mediterranean. Fully hardy.

Characteristics

Annual

Origin

W. Mediterranean

Interest and use

Grown for their showy flowers that are ideal for cutting.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

You can propagate by seed sown outdoors in the spring. Self seeds freely.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids and rust may be problematic.

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