Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Hollyhock

  • Scientific name
    Alcea rosea
  • Height
    48 to 72 inches
  • Bloom period
    July to August
  • Color
    White, pink, red
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Easy
  • Remarks
    Best grown as biennial. Seed outdoors in July.