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Napaea dioica

Glade Mallow

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Item #: 3738

Zones: 3a to 8b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 84" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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(syn: Sida dioica) Here is a very cool plant to fool your favorite know-it-all gardener. This North American native perennial (from Minnesota south to Virginia) is found in moist prairies, ditches, and marginal wetlands. Napaea dioica is a hibiscus relative that will make even the most avid gardener swear it's a ligularia. The 11-lobed, dark green leaves form a 3' wide basal clump that looks quite saxifragesque. In early summer, Napaea dioica stalks rise to 7' tall, topped with clusters of white malva-like flowers. We have found napaea to grow best in a moist, partial-sun site.

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