Alcea ficifolia

Antwerp Hollyhock

Family: Malvaceae Mallow

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 3A - 9B
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Early Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, screen
Height 6' to 8' / 1.80m to 2.40m
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil type Loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive