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botanical name:
Sphaeralcea 'Newleaze Coral'
Sphaeralcea 'Newleaze Coral' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  False mallow, Globe mallow
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.75m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Deep coral red flowers in mid to late summer. Grey green leaves and a fairly erect, bushy, subshrubby habit.

cultivation:
Rich, well drained, gravely soil in a sunny sheltered location. Dislikes excessive winter wet.

propagation:
From seed, will usually flower in its first year.

other notes:
Found in the garden of Barbara Barker, mother of the owner of Hopleys nursery.
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