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  • Louise Weed

    Perrenials with big impact

  • Mary Sarvich

    We've seen our first hollyhocks over the weekend. These little beauties are great for bumblebees and perfect for that cottage garden look #homesfornature.

  • Beth Wurdeman

    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.

Related Pins of my all-time favorite perennials. Perfect back-of-the-border plant. Old-fashioned selections can easily grow more than 6 feet tall!

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-

hollyhocks we used to make hollyhock dolls!

Hollyhocks Fabulous sky rockets of colour that erupt unannounced from nooks and crannys. Strangely, I cant recommend a preferred variety, As i have never bought a single plant.My elderly neighbors always happily bestowed me with secret envelopes full of seeds, thrust furtively into my hands in the post office queue!

"Old-fashioned favorites with dramatic impact, hollyhocks are renowned for their spectacularly tall flower spikes in white, yellow, pink, rose, red or purple." -BHG

Boltonia- I want to try these, they get up to 6 feet tall and bloom in the fall

Malva Sylvestris (Zebrini) - ©/cc Bad Alley

Hollyhocks* favorite childhood flowers!

Zebra Hollyhocks are perennials that bloom all summer long. They are easy to grow, self seed, are drought tolerant, and attract butterflies. They grow in sun to part shade and get 2-4' tall. Great for perennial beds