Convolvulus althaeoides

Convolvulus althaeoides

Convolvulus althaeoides is a perennial plant of the family of Convolvulaceae, native of the Mediterranean basin. The whole plant is covered with stiff hair, trailing stem, green leaves and hairy-pubescent on both sides. The flowers are numerous and of a pretty bright pink. It is a species of arid places.


Common Namemallow bindweed,
mallow-leaved bindweed
Botanical nameConvolvulus althaeoides
Life CyclePerennial
Basic Colourpink / salmon
Height10 cm -> 1 m
Habitatshechese lawns /
Grasslands, Woodland
Altitude0-600 m
Bloom TimeMarch -> June
Plant TypeHerbs, Climbers,
Fruit Type Capsule
different tolerancesHardy
Used Parts Flower, Leaf, Root
Plant Uses Medicine,
Culinary, Dye
Active substancestell us
USDA Zone7 (-17), 8 (-12)
Sun Exposurefull sun
Soil pHAcidic, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureMoist
Soil Type Sandy, Peaty
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
Self sows
GerminationCold Germinator,
Fast Germinator
Pests/ Diseases Desease free

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