Prairie Mallow, Checker Mallow
Sidalcea malviflora 'Elsie Heugh'

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sidalcea (sid-AL-see-uh) (Info)
Species: malviflora (mal-VEE-flor-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Elsie Heugh

Category:

Perennials

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Macy, Indiana

Walterville, Oregon

Madison, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 16, 2006, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

A reliable plant with erect or spreading stems that bear deeply lobed stem leaves, and tall racemes of long-lasting, satiny, purple-pink flowers during summer.