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Sphaeralcea 'Hopley's Lavender'
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common name: False mallow, Globe mallow
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Mallow-like, pale lavender flowers with a dark eye, in mid to late summer. Soft grey green leaves and an erect, subshrubby habit.
Rich, well drained, gravely soil in a sunny sheltered location. Dislikes excessive winter wet.
From seed, will usually flower in its first year.
Raised by Hopleys nursery, Hertfordshire, UK..