Sidalcea 'Rose Queen'

Sidalcea ‘Rose Queen’

Prairie mallow

  • Botanical name: Sidalcea 'Rose Queen'
  • Common name: Prairie mallow
  • Family: Malvacae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Sidalcea resemble miniature hollyhocks, bearing clusters of upright stems of pink mallow-like flowers from early to late-summer. Unlike hollyhocks, Sidalcea foliage is not affected by rust fungus, nor do the plants freely self seed.

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Sidalcea ‘Rose Queen’ bears spires of large and vibrant rose-pink flowers, contrasting with rounded, mid-green foliage. It’s perfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border and works well with cottage garden flowers such as daisies. The stems are strong and wiry, so don’t need supporting.

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Grow Sidalcea ‘Rose Queen’ in well-drained soil in full sun to dappled shade in moist, well-drained soil. Cut stems back hard after flowering to encourage further blooms. It dislikes winter wet, so mulch with bracken or straw when frost or snow is forecast.

How to grow Sidalcea 'Rose Queen'

  • Plant size

    1.2m height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Sidalcea 'Rose Queen' and wildlife

Sidalcea 'Rose Queen' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Sidalcea 'Rose Queen' poisonous?

Sidalcea 'Rose Queen' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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