Sidalcea neomexicana

Like a miniature hollyhock, Sidalcea neomexicana (New Mexico Checker Mallow) is an attractive native wildflower that colors the garden in mid-summer with hundreds of large, rose-pink flowers.
Zones4 - 8
Advantages
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Rabbit Resistant
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
Mature Height36" tall
Mature Spread15-18" wide
Bloom TimeMid to late summer
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  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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36" tall x 15-18" wide. Like a miniature hollyhock, Sidalcea neomexicana (New Mexico Checker Mallow) is an attractive native wildflower that colors the garden in mid-summer with hundreds of large, rose-pink flowers. Found in the wild along the sides of streams and in moist, higher elevation meadows, it does just fine in average garden conditions with irrigation a couple of times a week. Beneficial to native bees.
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Common Name
New Mexico Checker Mallow
Botanical Name
Sidalcea neomexicana
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
36" tall
Mature Spread
15-18" wide
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Moist / Wet
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Advantages
Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Native
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Neonicotinoid Free
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
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