Malacothamnthus fasiculatus ‘Casitas’
Chaparral mallow forms a fountain-shaped shrub with hairy gray leaves. The flowers in shades of pink, resembling small hollyhocks, appear in spikes or panicles during the summer. This is a good plant for a dry garden or bank cover. Cut back after bloom for best appearance. Rhizomes may spread to form thickets. Give good drainage.
The Santa Cruz County California Native Plant Society dedicates the Spring 2021 Plant Sale in memory of Mike Luther, longtime plant propagation team leader extraordinaire. Many of the plants in this sale are the last Mike shepherded for our Chapter. Enjoy them with his good wishes.
Santa Cruz County CNPS gratefully thanks Suncrest Nurseries for their continued hosting of our propagation endeavors. Suncrest generously provides nursery space and materials, allowing us to bring more of CA’s native flora to your gardens.