Hollyhock - Lend old-fashioned charm to your perennial border with hollyhock. Known for its tall spires of colorful blooms, hollyhock is the perfect back-of-the-border plant. Old-fashioned selections can easily grow more than 6 feet tall in a spot with full sun and moist, well-drained soil.
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Hollyhock Hollyhocks have been garden favorites for generations. And what's not to love about their towering spikes of hibiscus-shape flowers? The pink-flowering types are particularly fun in the garden as they seem to blend well with everything. Name: Alcea rosea Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: 3-8 feet tall and 1-3 feet wide Zones: 3-
Mullein Perfect cottage- or country-style garden plants, mulleins offer spikes of blooms in shades of pink, purple, white, and yellow throughout the summer. They're also pretty versatile; most do well in sun or shade. Size: Many common varieties grow to up 3 feet tall and 1 foot wide Zones: 4-9, depending on type