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Queeny Purple Alcea Plant

18.95
  • - Hollyhock
  • - Height: 2 feet
  • - Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: July-September
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Queeny Purple Alcea Plant
Plant Features

Queeny Purple Alcea Plants offer a single-color variety that has fully double purple flowers on very compact plants. One of the shortest hollyhocks around, the dense flower spikes are prolific making this an excellent choice for containers or small-scale situations! The flowers open from the bottom of the flower stem to the top. Hollyhocks plants tolerate a range of soil conditions and some light shade but will not tolerate wet soils. Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies while keeping away the rabbits and deer. Tolerates black walnut trees.

Common Names: Hollyhock

Companion Planting: Delphinium, Grasses

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist to Dry
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category Medium
Mature Spread 1 foot
Habit Upright
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Features Cut Flower
Garden Styles Butterfly Garden, Container Garden, Cottage Garden, English Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point, Texture, Water Conservation
Critter Resistance Deer
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid

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Queeny Purple Alcea (Hollyhock)

I ordered this plant on Aug 6. It was received intact and very healthy with large leaves (quart size). I planted it near a large Mexican Purple Sage bush so that it would have some sun protection in the late afternoon. It is thriving and appears to already have a flower bud on it. Considering that I live near San Antonio and this is the warmest part of the summer, I am extremely pleased with how well this plant has progressed, even in this heat! GrowJoy has THE best shipping and customer service!

From Angela | August 17, 2019


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