'Marshmallow' is a plant in the Althea genus with a scientific name of Althea officinalis. The botanical name epithet for Marshmallow (officinalis) means 'used medicinally'.Marshmallow grows as a perennial and is a herb. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally grows with a forb habit.
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See our list of companion Plants for Marshmallow to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Marshmallow plants: