Alcea rosea 'Nigra'


Family: Malvaceae Mallow

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 5B - 9A
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Purple
Bloom time Early Summer to Early Winter
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, specimen
Height 4' to 6' / 1.20m to 1.80m
Spread 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Growth rate Fast
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive, naturalizing