Hollyhock

Alcea rosea 'Black Knight'

  • Deep blackish-purple single flowers on tall sturdy stalks
  • Vigorous upright perennial
  • Rounded hairy light green foliage
  • This cultivar bred to resist rust
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer

ZONE:
3

COLOUR:
Purple (deep)

HEIGHT:
150-170 cm

SPREAD:
60-70 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Grows best in a moderately fertile, average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun. May require staking if planted in exposed sites. 

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Juglan Tolerant
FLOWERING TIME:
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall
HABIT:
Upright
Clumping
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
LANDSCAPE USES:
Foundation planting

THESE PLANTS ARE

suitable subtitutions for Alcea rosea 'Black Knight'