From North America. All are grown for clusters of five-petaled flowers like little hollyhocks (Alcea). The plants 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, and Baja California. May grow erect to 2 ft. tall and wide; or may sprawl and spread more widely by rooting at the nodes. Pink or purplish pink, 2-in. flowers in early spring. Attracts butterflies. Moderate water.
Grows to 6–8 in. high and 8 in. wide, with smooth, wavy-edged leaves. Purple, pansylike, slender...
Grows to 20–35 ft. tall and 25–40 ft. wide. Open branching, giving slight shade. Leaves ar...
Perennial, from the Caucasus. Attractive, coarse-foliaged, leafy plant grows to 3–4 ft. tall and...