Botanical name: Malva sylvestris
Synonym: Malva ambigua, Malva mauritiana, Malva erecta, Malva gymnocarpa
Common name: common mallow, cheeses, high mallow, tall mallow
Native to: Asia and southern Europe
Life cycle: perennial
Flower colour: purple
Flower time (Central / West-Europe): May to September
Characteristics and usage: Malva sylvestris has a long history as a culinary and medicinal herb. The flowers contains essential oils, tannic acid, tannins, flavonoids and anthocyanins.
Weight of 1000 seeds: 3g
Seeds per gram: 300
Cultivation / direction of sowing: hard-shelled seeds, soaking seeds 12 hours in water before planting is that your germination time will be reduced.