Marsh Mallow is a handsome plant with grey-green velvety leaves and delicate pink flowers. Flowers late summer. Once used to flavour sweets. Very soothing properties for all inflamed membranes and bee stings and useful to treat coughs and bronchitis. Requires a moist situation, so will often be found near water such as streams, tidal rivers and seas or growing wild in salt marshes.
Height tall, from 90cm.
Sow from April to June