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.
Longtime favorite with big white flowers.
Perennial, native to the mountains of central Europe. It forms a clump 1 1/2–2 ft. tall and wide...
Grown for their graceful clumps of arching foliage and airy clouds of flowers. Although they grow over...