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Hollyhock
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  • Hollyhock flower
  • Hollyhock plant
  • White hollyhock
  • Red hollyhock

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Common Name:Hollyhock

Family: Malvaceae

Genus: Alcea

Height: 4-8ft.(1.2-2.4m)

Plant Type: Biennials,Perennials.

Bloom Time: Summer,Early Fall

Flower Color: White,Pink,Red,Dark red.Dark purple,Pale yellow.

The hollyhocks comprise about 60 species of flowering plants in the genus Alcea in the mallow family Malvaceae. Hollyhock flowers, in rich and delicate colours, rounded, palmately lobed leaves and numerous flowers, on the erect central stem. There are many varieties, with large single and double flowers, characterized by the tints of white, yellow, red, purple, and dark purple approaching to black. Hollyhocks are popular garden ornamental plants, native to southwest and central Asia.