A novelty selection that is a must have for collectors! Single, deep chocolate-maroon (nearly black!) flowers are produced on tall, strong stalks, opening from the bottom up over a long period in summer. The leaves are deeply lobed in classic Alcea form. Feel free to grow hollyhocks under Black Walnut trees; they are tolerant of the toxic juglone that is emitted through the trees' roots. Hollyhocks are best treated as a biennial or short lived perennial, but will sometimes reseed themselves for many years.
Hollyhocks provide excellent architectural height in the garden and make good backdrops for lower growing perennials. Try growing them in the cottage garden style by planting them up against a wall or picket fence. Though their stalks are very strong, they may need to be staked if they are planted in a windy site. Hollyhocks prefer rich, moist, well-drained soil but can tolerate short periods of drought. They need full sun to really perform in the landscape. Watch for Japanese Beetles; this plant is one of their favorite! Feel free to grow hollyhocks under Black Walnut trees; they are tolerant of the toxic juglone that is emitted through the trees' roots. Hollyhocks are best treated as a biennial or short-lived perennial.
Baby's Breath (Gypsophila paniculata), Bellflower-Spotted (Campanula punctata), Blue Mist Shrub (Caryopteris ), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Gayfeather (Liatris spicata), Grass-Ornamental (Pennisetum orientale), Red Valerian (Centranthus ruber), Rose Mallow (Hibiscus ), Tickseed (Coreopsis )
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