Plant Care Dwarf Checkerbloom

Dwarf Checkerbloom

Also known as

dwarf checkerbloom, Greek mallow, prairie mallow and dwarf checkermallow


Sidalcea malviflora

How to care for Dwarf Checkerbloom


How often to water your Dwarf Checkerbloom

Water needs for Dwarf Checkerbloom
0.5 cups
every 9

Dwarf Checkerbloom needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Omaha, Nebraska.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Dwarf Checkerbloom in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska

41% Low

Finding light for Dwarf Checkerbloom in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dwarf Checkerbloom: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dwarf Checkerbloom love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Omaha, Nebraska ⛅.

Dwarf Checkerbloom does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Dwarf Checkerbloom

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dwarf Checkerbloom: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dwarf Checkerbloom after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dwarf Checkerbloom

Dwarf Checkerbloom

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Omaha, Nebraska, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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