150 (200)cm, Musk Mallow oder Ambrette Seeds is an annual to short-lived perennial native of India with very showy and large, pale lemon-yellow flowers with a small dark center and flattened oval, densely pubescent seed capsules above broadly lobed leaves and musk fragrant seeds. In India and Asia very young leaves, still smoothly pubescent seed capsules and young flower buds are cooked as vegetables. Several plant parts are used in traditional medicine. The seed oil was used as a plant substitute for animal musk. For any rich, well drained substrate in full sun and sufficient watering in summer at a minimum of some 20°C. Best cultivated as an annual at a constantly rather high temperature in a greenhouse or wintergarden. VII-IX.