Common Name: Musk Mallow. Scientific Name: Malva moschata. Family: Malvaceae. Genus: Malva. Species: Moschata. Plant type: Perennial. Flower Colour: White, Pink. Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm).
Malva moschata (Musk-mallow) is a herbaceous perennial plant in the malvaceae family. An erect, bushy perennial which typically grows 24-36 in (60-90 cm) tall. The leaves are alternate, 2–8 cm long and 2–8 cm broad. The flower are white, pink. Each flower has five, notched, wedge-shaped petals and a small column of center stamens. The flowers are produced in clusters in the leaf axils. The flower in Jul to September. It is native to Europe and Northern Africa.