Althaea officinalis - Marsh Mallow

Hardy / perennial / medicinal plant,  teas /  H. up to 120cm/ seeds need 20-30 days for germination/ sunny position / well drained soil / blossom colour white pink / flowering time  7, 8, 9

A plant native to Western Europe, central Asia and North Africa. An ornamental plant which grows in moist to wet soil. Leaves and roots are used for liquid extracts, ointments, syrups and teas. Noted for soothing irritations and inflammations of the skin, throat, eyes, lungs and urinary organs. White to pale pink flowers, like mallows.