Hollyhock ficifolia Las Vegas

Alcea

$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Single saucer-shaped 3-4 blossoms glow like the colorful lights of Vegas. First year flowering with mixed colors of reds, pinks, white, yellow or coppery butterscotch will turn heads with their stunning performance. Plant several to enjoy all the colors. Fig-leafed foliage decorates the sturdy flower stems from top to bottom. Spring shipping only.

Illuminate the back of the border with this stunning variety. A hardy Siberian species, Hollyhock Las Vegas tends to be less susceptible to rust than older varieties.

Details

Item Code: HOLV
Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 5'
Spacing: Plant 2' apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Mixed
Accent: Mixed
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Hollyhock General Information

Hollyhock are perhaps the definitive old-fashioned garden plant. Flowering from late spring through summer, these are the tall stately flowers you looked up to in your grandmother's garden. Best selection for the coldest areas (zones 3 & 4), not for the gulf states.

Hollyhock Plant Care

Truly a perennial, will bloom the first year from seed. Allow to self sow to ensure future plants. May need staking. Rust (little orange dots on the leaves) can be a problem in high humidity and can be treated with a copper based fungicide. Cut plants back to 8" after blooming.