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Sphaeralcea ambigua

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 +<h3>'''Species Name: ''Sphaeralcea ambigua''<br>
 +'''Common Name:''' Apricot Mallow<br></h3>
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 +:Great in dry garden or on a slope. Orange flowers are stunning when in full bloom. OK to cut back in fall. Excellent butterfly plant.
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 +----
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 +:'''Plant Family:''' Malvaceae
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 +:'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
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 +:'''Height by Width:''' 3' H x 3' W
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 +:'''Growth Habit:''' Upright, open, multi-branching
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 +:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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 +:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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 +:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
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 +:'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
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 +:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
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 +:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 15 degrees F
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 +:'''Flower Season:''' Winter/Summer
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 +:'''Flower Color:''' Orange
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 +:'''Endangered?:''' Not Listed
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 +:'''Distribution:''' Desert to Utah, Arizona, and Mexico
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 +:'''Natural Habitat:''' Desert scrub below 8000'
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 +[[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:clay_iconA.jpg]]
 +----
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 +:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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 +
 +:'''History'''<br>
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 +:'''Other Names'''<br>
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 +:'''Links'''<br>

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Sphaeralcea ambigua

Species Name: Sphaeralcea ambigua
Common Name: Apricot Mallow

Great in dry garden or on a slope. Orange flowers are stunning when in full bloom. OK to cut back in fall. Excellent butterfly plant.

Plant Family: Malvaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Upright, open, multi-branching
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Summer
Flower Color: Orange
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Desert to Utah, Arizona, and Mexico
Natural Habitat: Desert scrub below 8000'

Image:songbird_iconA.jpg Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg Image:clay_iconA.jpg


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