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Plant Type: perennial
Plant Height: 1-3 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Flower Color: shades of orange, red, pink, or yellow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


Globemallow, belonging to the genus Sphaeralcea, is a group of flowering plants native to the arid and semi-arid regions of North America, particularly the southwestern United States. These perennials are prized for their vibrant flowers and resilience in harsh environments, making them a popular choice for desert landscaping and xeriscaping.

One of the defining characteristics of Globemallow is its colorful and showy flowers, which can vary in color from shades of orange, red, and pink to yellow, depending on the species. The blooms are cup-shaped and appear in spring and early summer, providing a striking display against the plant's gray-green, lobed leaves. These flowers are not only visually appealing but are also attractive to pollinators such as bees and butterflies.

Globemallow plants typically have a sprawling, bushy growth habit, which can add texture and color to the landscape. They are particularly well-suited for naturalistic plantings, rock gardens, and areas with dry, well-drained soils.

Adapted to arid conditions, Globemallow is drought-tolerant and thrives in full sun, making it an excellent choice for water-wise gardens. The plant prefers well-drained soil and can tolerate poor soil conditions, including sandy and rocky soils.

In addition to its ornamental use, some species of Globemallow have been used historically by indigenous peoples for medicinal purposes.

Overall, Globemallow is appreciated for its vibrant flowers, ease of care, and ability to thrive in challenging environments. Its drought tolerance and low maintenance requirements make it a valuable addition to dry landscapes, where it adds color and life with minimal water usage.

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