Alcea rosea 'Nigra' is the black hollyhock.
Alcea rosea 'Nigra' is the black hollyhock. In certain light the single flowers look completely black. When the light shines through the petals you can see that they are deepest burgundy. This is one bold and dramatic option for the perennial border.
Common Name: Hollyhock
Family: Malvaceae (The Mallow Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Black
Secondary Bloom Colour: Burgundy
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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