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Sphaeralcea philippiana - Trailing Globemallow

Sphaeralcea philippiana is a standout groundcover. The Trailing Globemallow will spread to 4-5 feet across and grow to about 2 feet tall. This pink flowering Globemallow will tolerate temperatures into the teens and keep on blooming through the winter. The Argentina natives are very tolerant of dry garden conditions but will take a bit of water. Sphaeralcea philippiana stayes low and dense. With excess overhead water lower brances of Sphaeralcea philippiana may rot. In the late Spring and Summer. Sphaeralcea philippiana is larval food for the Northern White Skipper and White Checkered Skipper, and attracts the Painted Lady Butterflies during their Spring migration. Sphaeralcea ambigua is a great addition to the Butterfly Garden.

Sphaeralcea philippiana, Trailing Globemallow

Watermelon pink flowers of Sphaeralcea philippiana - Trailing Globemallow. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plants in the Sphaeralcea genus featured on this site: Sphaeralcea ambigua
Sphaeralcea ambigua Louis Hamilton
Sphaeralcea ambigua rosacea
Sphaeralcea fulva La Luna
Sphaeralcea philippiana