Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia

Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia

Gooseberry-leaf globemallow

Drought tolerant perennial; full sun. Orangered flowers bloom May to August from valleys to foothills in dry, open, sometimes alkaline sites. Known to colonize roadsides, utility lines, or other disturbed areas generally from 3,000 to 7,000 ft.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
27 
- 38 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
3,000 
- 7,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Best
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 4 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
41.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
500,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Orange - Red
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer