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Sphaeralcea ambigua, Desert Globemallow, Apricot Mallow

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Sphaeralcea ambigua

Desert Globemallow, Apricot Mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: California
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsPink flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersIrritatingAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Sphaeralcea ambigua is cultivated as an ornamental plant by specialty plant nurseries for use in desert and drought tolerant gardens. Drought tolerant, grows well in alkaline soil. Some variations may appear with red, pink, violet or white blooms.

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction.



Sphaeralcea ambigua, Desert Globemallow, Apricot Mallow

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Sphaeralcea ambigua, Desert Globemallow, Apricot Mallow

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Sphaeralcea ambigua, Desert Globemallow, Apricot Mallow

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Sphaeralcea ambigua, Desert Globemallow, Apricot Mallow

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Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/sphaeralcea_ambigua.htm