Common Mallow - Malva sylvestris - Butterfly Host Plant
Plant Type: Biennial/Perennial
Height: 12-24 in.
Plant Spacing: 18-24 in.
Light Requirements: Part shade to full sun
Water Requirements: Medium
Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil, requires regular watering
Host Plant For: Painted Lady and Tropical Checkered-Skipper Butterfly
Starter Plants are not large enough to feed larvae.
One 4" potted plant will feed 2-3 larvae.
Plant Common Mallow in your yard to attract butterflies and enjoy watching the butterfly life cycle!
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