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botanical name:
Sidalcea 'Elsie Heugh'
Sidalcea 'Elsie Heugh' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Prairie Mallow
synonyms:  Sidalcea malviflora 'Elsie Heugh'
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.90m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
Dense, ground-covering clumps of rounded, lobed basal leaves and stems of pale pink, satin-textured, fringed flowers in summer.

Any reasonably fertile, well drained soil, preferably light, sandy and neutral to slightly acid. Resents waterlogging. Cut back after flowering.

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