Alcea nigra ‘Arabian Nights’ (Hollyhock)

Deep maroon, almost black single flowers. Height 5-7′.

Deep maroon, almost black single flowers. Height 5-7'.

Alcea attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Prefers average, medium moisture well drained soil. Tolerates a wide range of soils. Intolerant of winter wet soils. Since it's a short lived plant, allow to self seed in the garden. Rabbit resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 2-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time(s): June-August