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Sidalcea malviflora 'White'

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Sidalcea malviflora 'White'
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Sidalcea malviflora 'White'
Sidalcea malviflora 'White'
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Sidalcea malviflora 'White'

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

This compact perennial adds a woodsy effect to a perennial border. Also nice in a meadow. Flowers resemble small hollyhocks. Beautiful, reliable garden perennial.

Plant Family: Malvaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2' H x 1-2' W
Growth Habit: Upright flowering stems
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: Below 7000'
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?:
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes in coastal scrub, grasslands, and woodlands

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