Plant of the Month – February 2014

Desert Mallow Sphaeralcea ambigua   Plant Form: Evergreen Perennial/Subshrub Water Use: Very Low Mature Size: 3’ tall x 3-4’ wide Exposure: Full Sun Bloom Time: Spring, Summer, Fall (February – November) Native to: Deserts of southwest U.S. from California to Arizona, Utah, and Nevada, and into Mexico (below 7,500 feet) Hardiness: Cold hardy to -10°F   Desert Mallow is an easy-to-grow perennial with a relaxed form, even sprawling under the weight of stalks and flowers when in late bloom. This […]