Huge (5") light pink funnel shaped flowers with dark throats from July through August, 6" leaves are divided into 3 parts (some almost maple-like), develops a long taproot, host plant for Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus), Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis), Pearly Wood Nymph Butterfly (Eudryas unio) & Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) caterpillars, attracts butterfies, good rain garden plant..
Plant Hardiness Zones: 2a-11
Other names: Soldier Rose-Mallow
Native Range: NY, ON, & MN south to e. Texas & the FL panhandle
Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 8 weeks OR scarify then soak until seeds begin to germinate (~ 3 days) then plant
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