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A picture of a Sidalcea

Sidalcea

Sidalcea spp.

Sidalcea malviflora ssp malviflora 3 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Sidalcea

A close up of some pink Sidalcea flowers
A white flower on a Sidalcea plant
A photo of Sidalcea
A close up of some white Sidalcea flowers
A green Sidalcea plant

Sidalcea Overview

Sidalcea is a genus containing around 31 herbaceous species in the mallow family, Malvaceae. They originate from the Western and Central regions of North America. Cultivated for their mounds of deeply divided foliage and erect racemes of purple, pink or white mallow-like flowers that appear in the Summer. They prefer full sun and well-drained soils and can be short-lived of they are too wet during the winter or if grown in heavy soils.

Common problems with Sidalcea

How to propagate Sidalcea

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division.

Other uses of Sidalcea

Grown for their hollyhock-like flowers.