Nigra Alcea Plant (Hollyhock)
Nigra Alcea Plant (Hollyhock)
Plant Features

Nigra Alcea Plant, sometimes known as The Watchman, produces tall spires of darkly-colored blossoms, often described as chocolate-maroon or deep purplish-black. Known to attract butterflies and hummingbirds, the yellow eye of this attention-grabbing Hollyhock blossom gives way to the deepest, darkest, maroon color, lightening slightly towards the gently frilled edges.

Plant Needs
Preferred Sunlight: Full Sun (6+ hours)
Preferred Soil Moisture: Moist to Dry
Fertilizer Needs: When transplanted and then once every Spring
Survives Winter in Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Characteristics
Habit: Upright
Mature Plant Size: 8-feet tall x 18-inches wide
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: June, July, August, September
Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds
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"Great big healthy plants"

Effie K on 6/8/2013 7:56:33 AM

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Comment: This was the first time I ordered from here, the plants were fantastic, nice big healthy plants. Good job GrowJoy, I give you an A+++

"Nigra Alcea Plant"

Joyce H on 8/9/2012 9:10:37 AM

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Comment: nice sized alcea plants, can't wait to see it in bloom

"Most beautiful color!"

S. V, on 5/27/2012 10:53:23 AM

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Comment: Absolutely stunning! Bought the Nigra Alcea here a small plant and it grew in a 4" stalk now-filled with burgundy flowers. Very healthy.

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