Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Sphaeralcea ambigua
desert mallow

  • Sphaeralcea ambigua - desert mallow

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Great accent plant with beautiful orange flowers. Will flower almost all year. While very drought tolerant, can also handle garden conditions.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Sphaeralcea ambigua

Common Name

desert mallow

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

3 tall × 3-1/2 wide

Flower Color

Orange

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Summer / Fall

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies, Songbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun / Filtered Sun

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional / Moderate
Availability

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