Alcea 'Creme de Cassis' Alcea 'Creme de Cassis'

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Alcea 'Creme de Cassis'

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  • 3-4" Wide Flowers,
  • Single & Semi-Double Blooms,
  • Short-Lived Perennial,
Common Name:Hollyhock
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone:2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Height:4 - 6 Feet
Spread:1 - 2 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Flower Color:Mixed Shades

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(Hollyhock) Alcea 'Crème de Cassis' has tall stalks that are covered with showy 3-4" white edged blooms with scrumptious raspberry centers. This treat gets even sweeter with 'Crème de Cassis' semi-double and single flowers blooming on the same stems! An excellent choice for planting along a fence or at the back of the border.
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Alcea rosea 'Creme de Cassis'

Common Name Hollyhock
USDA Hardiness Zone 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate
Nature Attractions Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Flower Color Mixed Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Dried Flower
Design Use Border, Massing, Specimen
Season of Interest (Flowering) Summer
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Favorite Review by Marilyn C | Zone: 6
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Hollyhocks are my favorite flowers! I trade seeds in order to receive other colors. This one is to die for. I prefer seeds to plants, I love to watch them grow from seeds to bloom. (Posted on 1/14/2009)
Homeowner Tips
Hollyhocks are a short lived perennial or biennial. They will provide your garden with the old fashion perennial garden look. Hollyhocks are found in many cottage gardens as a background border. Plant in an area where the plant will get a minimum of six hours of sun every day. They may need staking if planted in a windy location. Rich, moist, well-drained soil is essential. Garden pests may include both caterpillars and Japanese beetles. Propagation is by seed.