Botanical Name: Sidalcea malviflora
Height: 30 inches.
Spacing: 12 - 18 inches.
Depth: Plant at same depth it is in the pot.
Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
Color: Deep rose blossoms.
Foliage: Shallow lobed basal leaves. Leaves get smaller and more deeply lobed as they move up the stem.
Blooms: Early Summer to mid-Summer for several weeks.
Form: Perennial. Erect, upright.
Flower Form: 2 - 3 inch shallow bowl shaped flowers.
Soil Requirements: Moist, well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate.
Pruning: Deadhead to promote profuse blooming.
Comments: Sturdy plant, no staking is needed. Many stems of flowers per plant. Like a miniature hollyhock. Growing in a sheltered location is best, next to a building.This plant works great in the middle of created gardens or in the background. Ideal for cut flowers. Also called miniature hollyhocks.
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