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Althea officinalis

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'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.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Marshmallow have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Marshmallow

See our list of companion Plants for Marshmallow to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Marshmallow from seed

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