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Sphaeralcea munroana

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SphaeraSphaeralcea munroana
SphaeraSphaeralcea munroana
SphaeraSphaeralcea munroana
SphaeraSphaeralcea munroana

Species Name: Sphaeralcea munroana
Common Name: Munro's Globemallow

Intense red flower color. Good with violet, blue or yellow. Thrives on slopes. Give good drainage; Uncommon. Recommended for medium to high elevations.

Plant Family: Malvaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?: List 2/ RED 3-2-1
Distribution: Northern Sierra Nevada
Natural Habitat: Dry, open places, Elevation: to 6100'

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