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botanical name:
Sphaeralcea 'Hopley's Lavender'
Sphaeralcea 'Hopley's Lavender' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  False mallow, Globe mallow
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Mallow-like, pale lavender flowers with a dark eye, in mid to late summer. Soft grey green leaves and an erect, subshrubby habit.

Rich, well drained, gravely soil in a sunny sheltered location. Dislikes excessive winter wet.

From seed, will usually flower in its first year.

other notes:
Raised by Hopleys nursery, Hertfordshire, UK..
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