Hollyhock Growing Guide: Complete Guide On Care and Maintenance


- Advertisement - Hollyhocks originated in Asia and the area around the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. These stately beauties belong to the Mallow (Malvaceae) family, which includes an unbelievable 1500 different species out of which 27 genera are found throughout North America. Members of this plant family have a distinctive look, so if you think that Hollyhocks remind you of […]

Planting Hollyhocks from Bare Roots


Bare root hollyhocks are sold during their dormant stage. They usually come wrapped in plastic, surrounded by a soft cushion of peat moss, mulch or sawdust. Gently remove the bare roots from the packaging - Advertisement - Are you searching for a perennial to make your flower garden stand out? Hollyhocks, with their long, elegant […]

How to Transplant Hollyhocks

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- Advertisement - The hollyhock is a garden plant famous for its beautiful, vividly-colored, ruffly flowers. Though it’s an annual or a short-lived perennial, a healthy hollyhock seeds so abundantly that a gardener can expect many years of bloom. The plant grows to between five and eight feet tall and is usually raised from seed […]

How to Deadhead Hollyhocks

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- Advertisement - Did you plant a Hollyhock garden last year that is currently in bloom? Do you know how to preserve the plant and help it bloom a little bit longer this year? Hollyhocks are beautiful when they bloom, so it’s important to keep the blooms alive for as long as possible. Deadheading is […]

The Different Varieties of Hollyhocks


- Advertisement - Hollyhocks are beautiful flowers that are often mistaken for something else. In fact, my grandmother often referred to them as “Rosa Sharons.” Though the flower is similar to a Rose of Sharon, the similarities in the leaves are simply non-existent. Hollyhocks are biennial flowers, so that means the blooms will not be […]