Pink Musk

Malva moschata, the pink musk mallow, is a plant species in the Malvaceae family native to Southwest Asia and Europe. This pink wildflower is grown for its fragrant flowers that thrive during the summer months.

Pink Musk

The Malva genus includes around 26 recognized species[1]. It grows up to two feet tall and is a perennial herb with hairy stems and leaves.

Malva Moschata

The leaves are alternate, 2 to 8 cm long and 2 to 8 cm wide, webbed with 5 to 7 lobes. The basal leaves of the lower stem are very sparsely lobed, and the upper stem leaves are deeply serrated with narrow, pointed lobes.

Pink Musk Flower

The pink-musk flowers are in clusters in the axils of the leaves, each flower 3.2 to 5 cm in diameter, with 5 bright pink petals at the notched to truncated end.

Pink Musk Flowers

Pink Musk Mallow

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Key References
  • [1]“Malva moschata – Plant Finder”. Accessed December 03, 2021. Link.


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