This shrubby, woolly perennial is native to the warmest, dry regions of the US and Mexico. Its large, rose-like salmon-colored flowers appear in loose clusters from spring to frost. It grows to 3 feet tall and almost as wide, and can bloom nearly year-round in warm regions.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsDrought tolerant and long blooming.
CareProvide well-drained soil in full sun, with protection from winter moisture.
PropagationStart from seed or divide in spring.
- Genus : Sphaeralcea
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 10, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Uses : Containers
- Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
- Moisture : Dry to Medium
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Early Summer, Late Spring, Late Summer, Spring, Summer
- Light : Full Sun
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest