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Alcea rosea Black Knight

Hollyhock

Single, deep blackish-purple blooms appear on tall, sturdy stocks. Light green foliage is rounded, hairy, and resistant to rust.

  • »  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

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Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Well-drained
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Growth Rate
Medium
Critter
Deer Resistant
Attributes
Cut Flower/Foliage
Juglan Tolerant
Flowering Time
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall
Habit
Clumping
Upright
Foliage Color
Green
Landscape uses
Foundation planting
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Alcea rosea 'Black Knight'

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