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Grow Hollyhocks

Hollyhocks prefer full sun,. They can tolerate partial shade as long as they get at least 6 hours of sun daily (the flowers may be smaller and the colors not as vibrant).

How to Grow Hollyhocks

A biennial or short lived perennial, flower gardeners enjoy growing hollyhocks in borders or against walls where the striking flowers stand above all else.

Cherry-eyed single Apricot Hollyhock (Alcea ‘Halo Apricot') 5' tall cottage garden perennial. By Annies Annuals & Perennials

Grow Hollyhocks

Hollyhocks prefer full sun,. They can tolerate partial shade as long as they get at least 6 hours of sun daily (the flowers may be smaller and the colors not as vibrant).

How to Grow Hollyhocks Step-vert How to Grow Hollyhocks. Hollyhocks are generally considered a biennial. They grow leaves the first year and flower, seed and die the next. However, depending on growing conditions and the hardiness of the plants, they frequently live longer than 2 years; in some climates, they are more of a short-lived perennial. If you start hollyhocks indoors, or if you live in an area with a long growing season, there is a chance you could get flowers the first year.

Grow Hollyhocks

How to Grow Hollyhocks Step-vert How to Grow Hollyhocks. Hollyhocks are generally considered a biennial. They grow leaves the first year and flower, seed and die the next. However, depending on growing conditions and the hardiness of the plants, they frequently live longer than 2 years; in some climates, they are more of a short-lived perennial. If you start hollyhocks indoors, or if you live in an area with a long growing season, there is a chance you could get flowers the first year.