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Prairie Mallow
or Checker Bloom


Sidalcea


Description:

The blooms of Sidalcea resemble small Hollyhocks and can bloom all summer long!  They grow best in rich, moist, well-drained soil with an acidic pH.   Be sure to keep them moist as they don't like to dry out.  Cut plants back after flowering to promote re-bloom.

Perfect for cottage gardens, wildflower meadows and perennial borders.
 

Common Name: Checker Bloom, Prairie Mallow, Checker Mallow
Botanical Name: Sidalcea
Type: Perennial
Soil Preference: Prefers moist, well-drained soil with a neutral to acidic pH.
Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Attributes: Good cut flower, attracts butterflies, attracts hummingbirds
Pests: Japanese Beetles
Diseases: Rust
Good Companion Plants: Lamb's Ear, Pincushion Flower, Russian Sage, Sundrop
Care:

Be sure to keep them moist as they don't like to dry out.  Cut plants back after flowering to promote re-bloom.

Planting Instructions:   Perennials

 

Varieties:

This variety listing is for informational purposes only, it is not a catalog. 
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Sidalcea malviflora 'Elsie Heugh'
Checker Bloom/Prairie Mallow
zones 5-7
 
Description:  Satin textured pinkish-purple flowers are carried on tall, upright racemes up to 36" tall.
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 30-36"
Spread: 12-18"


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Sidalcea malviflora 'Little Princess'
Checker Bloom/Prairie Mallow
zones 5-7
 
Description:  Plants form nice compact mounds.  Spikes of satiny pink flowers resemble small Hollyhocks.  Will re-bloom after being cut back. Plant in groups of 3 or 5 for a more notable effect.
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 18-24
Spread: 12"


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Sidalcea oregana 'Brilliant'
Checker Bloom/Prairie Mallow
zones 5-7
 
Description:  Deep rose, mallow-like blooms on swaying spires in mid-summer.  An elegant perennial that is easily grown in any sunny location with ordinary garden soil.
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 24-36"
Spread: 24-36"


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Sidalcea x 'Party Girl'
Checker Bloom/Prairie Mallow
zones 5-7
 
Description:  Two inch shell pink to bright rosy pink flowers bloom for several months in late summer.  Not fazed by August heat.
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 24-48"
Spread: 24-28"
 

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