Sphaeralcea 'Hopleys Lavender'

Sphaeralcea ‘Hopleys Lavender’

Globe mallow

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

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Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Sphaeralcea 'Hopleys Lavender'
  • Common name: Globe mallow
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Silver

The globe mallows, Sphaeralcea, are a genus of annuals, perennials and shrubs, most of which are native to the dry scrublands of North America. They’re valued for their silvery, downy foliage and vibrantly coloured flowers.

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Sphaeralcea ‘Hopleys Lavender’ is a bushy perennial bearing pale, lavender-pink flowers along the length of the stems, which stand out against the silvery green foliage. It makes a fantastic addition to a sunny gravel garden.

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For best results, grow Sphaeralcea ‘Hopleys Lavender’ in full sun in a well-drained soil. Avoid planting anywhere that will become excessively wet in winter.

How to grow Sphaeralcea 'Hopleys Lavender'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    100cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do Take cuttings in April

Do Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do not Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Sphaeralcea 'Hopleys Lavender' and wildlife

Sphaeralcea 'Hopleys Lavender' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Sphaeralcea 'Hopleys Lavender' poisonous?

Sphaeralcea 'Hopleys Lavender' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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