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Rose Checkermallow
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Sidalcea malviflora ssp. virgata

Common Name: Rose Checkermallow

Like a miniature hollyhock with vibrant pink flowers, in a garden, this checkermallow works best near the front of a border as its only 2 ft. tall. Blooming May-June, cut it back and irrigate to get more flowers. As with tall checkermallow, it shines on upland restoration sites. Establishing quickly and persisting over the long-haul. Hose plant for Checkered Skippers and Gray Hairstreak and key nectar species for Fenders Blue and Taylor's Checkerspot butterflies.

Flower Color: Pink
Zones: 6-9
Growth Habit: Perennial
Height: 0-2
Spread: 0-2
Light Needs: Full Sun
Flowering Season: Spring
Leaf Color: Green
Plant Features: Drought Tolerant, Native to Pacific Northwest

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