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Hollyhock

Culinary & Medicinal Herb Seeds

We carry a diverse variety of herb seeds, including culinary herbs, medicinals, ethnobotanicals, native plants of the PNW, and nectar and pollen rich flowers attractive to bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects. All varieties are open pollinated, we do not sell hybrid seeds. Average seed life is 3 years. Please allow 1-2 weeks for shipping.

Hollyhock

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Hollyhock

3.75

(Alcea rosea)

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Common Names
Hollyhock

Botanical Name
Alcea rosea

Plant Family
Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Native Range
Europe and Western Asia.

Life Cycle
Perennial

Hardiness Zone
3-9

Habit
Grows 4-8 feet tall in bloom, with showy flowers in pinks, purples, and reds.

Sun/Soil
Enjoys moist, fertile soil and a sunny spot.

Germination/Sowing
Seeds germinate easily and can be direct sown in fall or spring, or started in flats in the spring and then transplanted. 

Growing/Care
Plants can be cut back in fall time. They need a spot with regular moisture throughout the season.

Harvesting
Hollyhock leaves and flowers are gathered when the plants are in bloom.

Culinary Uses
The leaves and flowers can be added to salads.

Medicinal Uses
Hollyhock has similar properties as other Mallow Family members such as Marshmallow. The leaves, flowers and roots are soothing to irritated tissues.

Themes
Apothecary Garden, Low Maintenance, Deer Resistant, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers.