From North America. All are grown for clusters of five-petaled flowers like little hollyhocks (Alcea). The plants described here range from erect to sprawling; leaves are typically dark green, roundish to kidney-shaped, about 3 in. across. Basal leaves are shallowly lobed, stem leaves more deeply cut.Sidalcea malviflora
Native to Oregon, California, Baja California. May grow erect to 2 ft. high and wide; or may sprawl and spread more widely by rooting at the nodes. Pink or purplish pink, 2-in. flowers in early spring.
Pastel pink petals have purplish pink bars. Compact grower to about 6 ft.
Native Europe to central Asia. This weedy, rhizomatous plant is grown for its sweet-scented foliage (u...
Grows to 1–2 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide. The plant produces plantlets instead of seeds; these droop to...