Bush Mallow
Malacothamnus fasciculatus

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malacothamnus (mal-a-ko-THAM-nus) (Info)
Species: fasciculatus (fas-sik-yoo-LAH-tus) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Silver/Gray

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Malibu, California

Menifee, California

Santa Maria, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 18, 2010, sherman99 from Menifee, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

lovely plant that i found growing in a seasonal creek bed on my property. the only water it has ever recd has been from rainfall, and that is not much here. have collected seeds and hope to be able to establish it several other places as it is a delight to look at.