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Alcea rosea Spring Celebrities Purple
Common Name: Hollyhock Family: Malvaceae (The Mallow Family)

The Spring Celebrities series are dwarf hollyhocks (Alcea rosea) will grow to just 3 feet tall making them perfect for small gardens or for the mid border. They have ruffly double flowers in a variety of colours. Spring Celebrities Purple has magenta-purple flowers. Easy to grow in a variety of soils including seasonally dry sites but hollyhocks really perform well in rich, loamy soil with good moisture.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
Not known in a truly wild situation.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourPurple
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourMagenta
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSummer
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness3-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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