Ideal Sun Conditions:
Old fashion garden and English cottage garden herbaceous perennial that works well in the Southwest Cottage Garden. Hollyhocks are considered to be either a biennial or perennial. They produce copious seed but are not considered invasive or troublesome. Plant seed in the fall, or early spring. Avoid watering the foliage if irrigating, a drip system works better that above ground sprinklers.
Use in Garden
Sunny mixed beds and borders, Southwest cottage gardens. A good alley plant with little care.
Topdress with 1 inch compost annually and renew mulch. Spring cleanup of dead foliage recommended before new growth begins.