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Sphaeralcea 'Newleaze Coral'
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common name: False mallow, Globe mallow
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Deep coral red flowers in mid to late summer. Grey green leaves and a fairly erect, bushy, 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.
Found in the garden of Barbara Barker, mother of the owner of Hopleys nursery.