Convolvulus althaeoides

Convolvulus althaeoides

Mallow bindweed

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Convolvulus althaeoides
  • Common name: Mallow bindweed
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 150m

Spread: 0cm

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Convolvulus althaeoides is a gorgeous climber from the bindweed family. It will either climber or trail, bearing delicate heart-shaped, silver green leaves. From mid to late summer large, funnel shaped flowers are borne and a striking clear pink.

For best results grow Convolvulus althaeoides in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. It can be invasive so is best grown in a container.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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