Alcea rosea Spring Celebrities Purple has double, magenta-purple flowers on stems to just 3 feet tall.
The Spring Celebrities series are dwarf hollyhocks (Alcea rosea) will grow to just 3 feet tall making them perfect for small gardens or for the mid border. They have ruffly double flowers in a variety of colours. Spring Celebrities Purple has magenta-purple flowers. Easy to grow in a variety of soils including seasonally dry sites but hollyhocks really perform well in rich, loamy soil with good moisture.
Common Name: Hollyhock
Family: Malvaceae (The Mallow Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Magenta
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Not known in a truly wild situation.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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