Munro Globemallow Sphaeralcea munroan

 

A perennial that grows to 2 feet tall, with scalloped leaves and fragrant orange blossoms that resemble hollyhocks. Common on dry, rocky ground in high desert and foothills. Drought hardy. Prettier if grown at low fertility. Flowers second year from seed. Seeds may not germinate unless scarified before spring planting. Plant in late fall without scarification for spring emergence.

Flowers May-June.

MunroGlobemallow