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.
The plant is semievergreen in milder areas. Native to Japan. Very fast growing to 20 ft., with dark gr...
Hybrid between Cotinus coggygria and Cotinus obovatus. To 15 ft. tall and wide, with...
European native for rock gardens or naturalizing. In bulb and leaf, resembles small hyacinth, but 10-i...