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Malope 'Vulcan'

Malope trifida

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malope (MAL-oh-pee) (Info)
Species: trifida (TRY-fee-duh) (Info)
Cultivar: Vulcan

Category:

Annuals

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

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

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Seward, Alaska

Marstons Mills, Massachusetts

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania

Austin, Texas

New Braunfels, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jan 20, 2016, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Googling 'Malope Vulcan' gives me 4 US seed sources.

Flowers last 8-10 days in a vase. Flowers are edible and make a colorful addition to salads.

Positive

On Jan 19, 2016, Millbilly from Marstons Mills, MA wrote:

Easy to grow from seed indoors 6-8weeks before frost on Cape Cod Mass Stunning flowers. Some problems with Hollyhock rust. Can't find seed source anymore.




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