Thursday, October 11, 2018
Plants in Early American Gardens - Halberd-leaved Rose Mallow
Halberd-leaved Rose Mallow, a large, native perennial with light pink, hollyhock-like flowers, was noted by John and William Bartram during their explorations of the South in 1765-66. “Halberd,” the name of a 15th century weapon, was given to describe its spear-shaped, triangular leaves on tall, straight stems.
For more information & the possible availability
Contact The Tho Jefferson Center for Historic Plants or The Shop at Monticello