Black Hollyhock - Alcea rosea 'Nigra'

Striking, old fashioned perennial with large, rounded leaves. Spikes of large, single dark purple flowers appear in mid summer. Great planted at the back of sunny borders. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Good cut flower.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Black
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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