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Alcea rosea 'Blacknight'

Hollyhock

Plant Type: Perennial
FULL Sun

Deep black-purple, single flowers are produced on tall, sturdy stalks in midsummer. Spotlight Series is being introduced by Jelitto in 2010 with four single color strains including deep black-purple, red, yellow, and white.
Other than their fabulous blossoms, one of the best traits about this series is that the plants are truly perennial—not biennial—and they bloom the first year from seed.


Height

5-6'

Spread

2'

Landscape Application:

Excellent vertical accent in beds, borders and cottage gardens.

Alcea rosea 'Blacknight' Plant Care:

Will tolerate some light shade. Avoid wet winter conditions.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

Hollyhock Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June)

Mid Season (May - June)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate soil moisture.

Moderate
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Dried Flower
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds

Hollyhock Additional Information

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http://www.perennialresource.com/plants/general-perennial/1996_alcea-rosea-blacknight.aspx