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Alcea rosea 'Creme de Cassis'

Hollyhock

These beautiful 2-tone, semi-double and single blooms are all found on a single stem. 3-4" flowers are white with raspberry veining and a yellow eye. Will produce more flowers in cooler climates.

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Hollyhock Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips:
May need to be staked if planted in a windy site. Rich, moist, well-drained soil is essential.
Interesting Notes:
Hollyhocks can be grown under Black Walnut trees; they are tolerant of the toxic juglone that is emitted through the trees roots.

Height

4-6 Feet

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Spread

12-18 Inches


USDA Hardiness Zone 2-8

Good Companions

Balloon Flower Dwarf (Platycodon grandiflorum), Larkspur (Delphinium ), Blue Spirea (Caryopteris clandonensis), Grass, Porcupine Grass (Miscanthus sinensis)

Alcea rosea 'Creme de Cassis' Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Moisture Needs
Average
Critter Resistance
Squirrel Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest
Summer
Growth Rate
Fast
Color
Whites
Foliage Color
Green
Uses
Focal Point
Cut Flower
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