¼ to ½ in
Part Shade/Full Sun
(A. ficifolia) Species form of the common hollyhock that is not bothered by rust. Deeply indented leaves, 5-petaled single flowers, and mixed colors. Old-fashioned plant cultivated since at least the 1600's and known for its beautiful flowers that add a certain Victorian charm to any fence row.
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Sow in place in spring, or start plants indoors and grow for several weeks, setting out after last frost, transplanting carefully. Plants require full sun, rich soil and moderate soil moisture. Space plants about one foot apart. Picking spent blooms prolongs bloom season.
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