How to Grow Hollyhocks?

Answer Hollyhocks are generally considered a biennial. They grow leaves the first year and flower, seed and die the next. However, depending on growing conditions and the hardiness of the plants, they fre... Read More »

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How do i plant hollyhocks?

From SeedChoose a planting site in full sun. Add amendments to poor soil; hollyhocks prefer loamy, well-drained conditions. In late spring to early summer, sow the seeds 1/8-inch deep and firmly pa... Read More »

What Are Dwarf Hollyhocks?

Dwarf hollyhocks are cultivars of Alcea rosea bred to be shorter than the average height of a standard hollyhock. Shorter is a relative term -- these flowers can grow to over 6 feet tall. For this ... Read More »

What Are the Holes in My Hollyhocks?

Hollyhocks are hardy annual flowers that can grow up to 6 feet tall and bloom throughout the summer months. Staking to protect from wind damage and monitoring for pests will keep your hollyhocks he... Read More »

How to Plant Hollyhocks Seeds?

Hollyhocks grow to heights of 5 to 8 feet producing towering spires lined with bell-shaped blooms in shades of pink, yellow, purple, red and white. Bottom buds open first and flowering proceeds up ... Read More »