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Sidalcea malviflora 'Palustre'

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Sidalcea malviflora 'Palustre'
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Sidalcea malviflora 'Palustre'
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Sidalcea malviflora 'Palustre'

Species Name: Sidalcea malviflora 'Palustre'
Common Name: Palustre Checkerbloom

This compact perennial adds a woodsy effect to a perennial border. Also nice in a meadow. Produces a heavier bloom than species.

Plant Family: Malvaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Low, compact
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Pink/Lavender
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Generally open dry places in forest or scrub below 7200'

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