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Hollyhock 'Arabian Nights(Alcea rosea var. nigra ‘Arabian Nights)

Hollyhock 'Arabian Nights(Alcea rosea var. nigra ‘Arabian Nights)

Grow in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions and some light shade, but will not tolerate wet winter soils. Considered a biennial or short-lived perennial. If grown from seed, plant seeds in August or September for bloom the following year. Although short-lived, hollyhocks easily self-seed and can establish colonies in the garden that persist for years as if they were perennials.


Zone: 3 to 9

Height: 5.00 to 8.00 feet

Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet

Bloom Time: May to October

Sun: Full sun

Water: Medium

Tolerate: Rabbit, Black Walnut


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