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Sidalcea glaucescens

Common name waxy checkerbloom
Family malvaceae
Life cycle
Flowers purple-pink (summer)

Taprooted perennial native to mountain meadows in California. Deeply divided leaves, purplish-pink flowers.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '12/'13 exchange. Sandpapered, baggy 70F (56%G, 4-19d; intermediate additional sandpapering required)
  2. Same seed as above, cold-stored. Sandpapered, baggy 70F (36%G, 5-13d)

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