Rochelle Greayer

Welcome to the

Pith   Vigor



The Shop

Back Issues of P+V Newspaper Are Available in the FREE Resource Library

the Book

dig into



Hey There! I’m Rochelle Greayer. I’m a garden designer on TV and IRL. I’m also an author and entrepreneur who thinks she can save the world by teaching everyone a little something about landscape design.






Malope trifida : Annual Mallow – Flower seeds for Cutting

Once again, I have dove into the giant RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Plants to find inspiration, not only for my own garden but also for yours.   I have this thought that, perhaps with time, I might evolve my own garden into a “Cut your Own” sort of place whereby visitors can visit and take away arrangements.  I am completely in the brainstorming stages and haven’t made any real decisions or plans towards this, but nonetheless, I am intrigued whenever I come across plant that is good for cut flowers.

christopher robinson malope trifida or trifid malope from benjamin maunds botanic garden

Malope trifida is commonly known as Mallow (not false mall or globe mallow – just annual mallow).  They generally get to about 3′ tall and have simple lobed flowers with deep veins.  As cut flowers they last for as many as 10 days.  I am adding them to my seed list as I practice growing for my someday flower farm.

malope trifida mallow

image from Murielles Garden

malope trifida mallow

If you are in Europe you can buy seeds from Sarah Raven or B and T World Seeds.

Here in the US, I have seen them at Annie annuals, and also through Thompson and Morgan.

Spread the love

Enjoy this Post?

access my resource library!

Join over 10,000 others and get access to my free library of e-books, worksheets, and resources for garden makers. Plus you also can download all the digital back issues of the PITH+VIGOR Newspaper. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Join the PitH+VIGOR Newsletter Community