Plant FinderPlant Finder Graphic
Zone
Zones 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 10-13, 18-24
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Sidalcea neomexicana

Checkerbloom
Malvaceae
Perennials, Flowers

SIDALCEA

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 neomexicana

Native from eastern Oregon to Wyoming, and south to Mexico. Grows to 3 ft. tall and 1–1 1/2 ft. wide; branched or unbranched spikes of white or pinkish, 3/4-in., summer flowers.

You Might Also Like...

Sidalcea neomexicana

Native from eastern Oregon to Wyoming, and south to Mexico. Grows to 3 ft. tall and 1–1 1/2 ft. ...

Echinocereus triglochidiatus

Grows in clumps up to 1 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide, with hundreds of spiny, 2–3-in.-diameter stems. Or...

Yucca baccata

From the southwestern U.S. and Mexico. Slow growth to 3 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide. Foliage clump may hav...

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

View Maps Learn More

Advertisement