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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Rose-pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Checker Mallow
  • Prairie Mallow
  • Miniature Hollyhock

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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2009-07-12
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Location: Aurora, On
Date: 2014-07-08
Dainty and dependable.

Date: 2012-08-01
Location: Holladay, UT
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2008-08-07
My Yard
Location: Obelisk garden.
Date: 2013-04-09
Emerges early April here in zone 7, Long Island, NY
Location: Holladay, UT
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2006-08-25
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2009-07-12
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Photo by DancingGenes
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2010-07-26
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Location: Obelisk garden, full sun
Date: 2014-07-23
Location: Obelisk garden
Date: 2013
Location: Obelisk garden, full sun
Date: 2014-07-23
Location: Obelisk garden, full sun
Date: 2014-07-23
Location: Obelisk garden, full sun
Date: 2014-07-23
Location: Aurora, On
Date: 2015-07-09
Location: Holladay, UT
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2009-07-12
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Courtesy Seeds of Victoria
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2009-07-08
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Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2010-07-28
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Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2010-07-26
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