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).

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.

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

'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

Hollyhocks where the inspiration for my novel, Poor People's Flowers. The appear on the cover on the book. See ABQ Press at the end of April, 2014.

Hollyhocks where the inspiration for my novel, Poor People's Flowers. The appear on the cover on the book. See ABQ Press at the end of April, 2014.

Double hollyhocks  : 1) Biennial plant that blooms the second year after sprouting. 2) Height 6 feet. 3) Select a south-facing, well-draining location in the garden that receives at least 6 hours of sun daily. 4) Attracts butterflies

How to Grow Peaches 'N Dreams Hollyhock

Double hollyhocks : 1) Biennial plant that blooms the second year after sprouting. 2) Height 6 feet. 3) Select a south-facing, well-draining location in the garden that receives at least 6 hours of sun daily. 4) Attracts butterflies

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

Hollyhocks, actually quite easy to grow and such a majestic scale! Never trust anyone who hates hollyhocks!

Hollyhocks, actually quite easy to grow and such a majestic scale! Never trust anyone who hates hollyhocks!

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