Common Name: Globemallow

  • Botanical Name: Sphaeralcea ambigua
  • Native Distribution: Sonoran Desert
  • Hardiness:  5 degrees
  • Sun: Full-sun, open areas
  • Water:  Very little water, if any once established
  • Growth (rate, size and form): 3’ x 3’
  • Foliage (e/d, color, texture): Coarse, evergreen leaves
  • Flowers (color & season):   Orange, White, Pink, or Lavender
  • Comments (litter, thorns, allergenic):   Low litter, no thorns.  Can be an irritant

Special Features (wildlife, other):  There are different colors that make this plant excellent for perennial beds