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Sphaeralcea ambigua 'Multicolor'

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Species Name: Sphaeralcea ambigua 'Multicolor'
Common Name: Multicolor Apricot Mallow

A stunning additon to your dry garden. Perfect accent plant or speciman. Irresistable in planter boxes or median strips!!

Plant Family: Malvaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2'h x 2'w
Growth Habit: Compact, low, but upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun
Soil Preference: Sandy to Rocky
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 600-7500'
Flower Season: Winter to summer
Flower Color: Red to Orange
Endangered?:
Distribution: Deserts
Natural Habitat: Desert Scrub

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