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).

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).

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

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

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.

'Sconset village-Nantucket. Love the old-fashioned hollyhocks, and the white picket fence!

'Sconset village-Nantucket. Love the old-fashioned hollyhocks, and the white picket fence!

How to Grow Gorgeous Hollyhocks in your Cottage Garden, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

How to Grow Hollyhocks

NEW! Alcea Chater's Double White - White Flower Farm

Alcea Chater's Double White

Grandma always had hollyhocks growing along her fence. She'd make hollyhock dolls for me.

Hollyhocks are a special childhood memory of ballerina dollies a wonderful neighbor lady made for me with a hollyhock blossom and a clothespin.

Hollyhocks are a special childhood memory of ballerina dollies a wonderful neighbor lady made for me with a hollyhock blossom and a clothespin.

Hollyhocks, do u remember ur Dad loves these but ur Mom hates them? I've always intended to plant a bunch ;-) just 4 those reasons @patrickbirkholz

Hollyhocks, do u remember ur Dad loves these but ur Mom hates them? I've always intended to plant a bunch ;-) just 4 those reasons @patrickbirkholz

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