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Alcea rosea

Common Name(s):
Hollyhocks
Categories:
Edible Plants, Perennials
Comment:

Hollyhocks are old-fashioned favorites which are actually biennials, reseeding and returning in the garden year after year.

Season:
Spring to fall
Height:
24-60 in.
Flower Color:
White, yellow, pink, purple, apricot
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 5 to 9
Propagation:
Seed sown during winter will flower in summer
Exposure:
Full sun
Soil:
Well-drained soil
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
China

NCCES plant id: 671

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