HOLLYHOCKS - 1: Full sun to partial shade. 2: Rich, well drained soil. 3: Biennial, but establish a stand of hollyhocks & they'll reseed each year. 4: Water from below. 5: Height reaches around 8 ft. 6: Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds 7: Rust and/or fungal problems addressed.
I have so many beautiful memories visiting my godmother in her country cottage. I always loved the old fashioned houses and life and old fashioned romance, especially. She would tell me so many stories and I was so fascinated, despite the racial tension during her time.