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|Common name||Desert Globemallow or Apricot Mallow|
|Therapeutic uses||The plant was used by members of the Shoshoni tribe of Native Americans as a food source and medicinal plant.|
|Germination||Sphaeralcea ambigua is cultivated as an ornamental plant by specialty plant nurseries for use in desert and drought tolerant gardens, and a native plant its desert region's natural landscaping and habitat restoration projects.
Cultural Requirements :
*Exposure: full sun
*Water: natural rainfall; supplemental water will increase flowering
*Soil: desert soil, tolerant of some clay, prefers good drainage
*Propagation: easy by seed; tricky by vegetative cuttings, best results from first flush of new spring growth
*Maintenance: low, periodically cut back to keep vegetative look
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