Plant of the week: Sphaeralcea Newleaze Coral
Commonly known as Globe Mallow, this hardy and bushy perennial produces small coral-red flowers throughout Summer and into Autumn.
Growing up to 1 meter in height and width, this semi-evergreen perennial is ideal for borders or patio containers.
Quick fact: Pests often avoid this shrub
For best results, plant in a sunny spot which is well drained and slightly sheltered from the harshest winter weather. No pruning is required however, this upright perennial can be pruned in Spring to be shaped as required.