Sidalcea 'Elsie Heugh'

Sidalcea look like miniature hollyhocks and these are more resistant to the rust that put off so many people growing these. More
1 x 9cm plant 200806-1 £4.95 Delivery late September
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3 x 9cm plants 200806-3 £13.50 Delivery late September
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Sidalcea look like miniature hollyhocks and these are more resistant to the rust that put off so many people growing these. ‘Elsie Heugh’ has pretty pale pink to deep rose flowers. Fully hardy, it does best in a sunny spot with well-drained soil. Deadhead regularly for flowers all summer long.

Genus Sidalcea
Variety Elsie Heugh
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name False Mallow
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in groups of 3 or more. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Cut stems back hard after flowering to encourage further blooms. It dislikes winter wet, so plant with grit and mulch with straw when frost is forecast.
Flowering July - August
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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