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Sphaeralcea coccinea (Scarlet Globe Mallow) Wildflower Seeds Be the first one to write a review
Native SpeciesEasy to GrowFull SunDry Soil
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Origin: US Native Wildflower

Other Common Names: Globe Mallow, Prairie Mallow

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Height: 3 in to 6 in

Spacing: 9 in to 12 in

Light: Full Sun

Soil Moisture: Dry

USDA Zone: 5a-9a

Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds on soil surface at 40F and water. Slow to germinate.

Seeds Per Oz: 15000

A short-growing, shrubby plant, this 'scarlet globe mallow' is found growing native in semi-desert areas such as mountain foothills and dry meadows. Orange to red buttercup shaped flowers bloom on short, hairy stems. Navajo Indians were known to use the roots from this to stop bleeding, also chewing them to reduce hunger when food was scarce. The leaves can also be made into a sweet-tasting tea.

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Note: Many wildflowers can grow in areas outside of their natural range.

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