Alcea rosea

Species

  • Hollyhock
  • Alcea rosea
  • Althaea rosea
  • Alcea ficifolia
  • Alcea ficifolia
  • Alcea paimatifida
  • Alcea caribaea
  • Alcea chinensis
  • Alcea coromandeliana
  • Alcea flexuosa

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Alcea rosea, otherwise known as hollyhock, is a perennials, perennials plant species native to Alabama.

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Appearance

Bloom color
pink
red
lightYellow
white
purple
black
maroon
darkRed
Foliage
Herbaceous
Herbaceous

Space

Dimensions

Alcea rosea can grow from 1.2m to 2.4mm tall
1.2m to 2.4m
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Spacing
0.6
0.9
0.6
0.9

Sun

Optimal
Full
Full

Water

Optimal
Mesic
Mesic

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
6.1
7.8
6.1
7.8

Time

Bloom
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Bloom Time
Non-patented
Non-patented
Blooming Habit
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Patent information
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season