//HOLLYHOCKS - 1) Full sun to partial shade. 2) Rich, well drained soil. 3) Biennial, but establish a stand of hollyhocks & they'll reseed each year. 4) Water from below. 5) Height - around 8 ft. 6) Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. #flowers
To ensure pollination of your raspberries, build a simple orchard mason bee house by drilling holes in a 4x4 and giving it a shingle-roof overhang. Secure the house to a sunny trellis pole, and the bees will come.