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Sidalcea 'Elsie Heugh'

Sidalcea look like miniature hollyhocks and these are more resistant to the rust that put off so many people growing these.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - August
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Common name
False Mallow
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)

Description

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.

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.