Sidalcea malviflora 'Elsie Heugh'
- Position: full sun
- Soil: light, moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June to July
- Flower colour: purple-pink
- Hardiness: fully hardy
An open, upright perennial which produces spires of large, satin-like, purple-pink flowers that have fringed petals. These rise above the rounded, mid green foliage in early to mid summer and look great when planted with soft blues and purples in a mixed or herbaceous bed.
- Garden care: Cut the stems back hard to ground level after flowering to encourage a second flush. Apply a deep, dry mulch of straw or bracken around the crown of the plant in autumn. Lift and divide congested colonies in spring
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