Spring CelebritiesTM 'Purple' Hollyhock

Alcea rosea annua

Semi-dwarf habit of soft green scalloped foliage topped with flower spikes bearing fluffy fully-double magenta/purple flowers mid/late spring through summer. Allow this biennial to reseed for year-to-year color. Otherwise, treat as a short lived perennial.

Sunlight Exposure:Full Sun
Plant Attributes:Cutflower
Attracts:Butterfly

Plant Type(s): Perennial

Color(s): Purple

  • Plant Height: 24" - 32"
  • Plant Width: 12" - 18"
  • Hardy Zones: 5 - 9

Spring/Summer Care: If you do not wish them to reseed, remove spent blossoms.

Autumn/Winter Care: If you wish to them to reseed, allow the seed pods to develop and fall off the plant. You may then cut the stalks off at ground level. If not, you can cut the stalks off at ground level after first frost.

Fertilizer Needs: Use a time release product with a high phosphorus content in mid/late spring.

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