How to Grow Gorgeous Hollyhocks in your Cottage Garden, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

How to Grow Gorgeous Hollyhocks in your Cottage Garden, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

How to Grow Hollyhocks Step-vert How to Grow Hollyhocks. Hollyhocks are generally considered a biennial. They grow leaves the first year and flower, seed and die the next. However, depending on growing conditions and the hardiness of the plants, they frequently live longer than 2 years; in some climates, they are more of a short-lived perennial. If you start hollyhocks indoors, or if you live in an area with a long growing season, there is a chance you could get flowers the first year.

How to Grow Hollyhocks Step-vert How to Grow Hollyhocks. Hollyhocks are generally considered a biennial. They grow leaves the first year and flower, seed and die the next. However, depending on growing conditions and the hardiness of the plants, they frequently live longer than 2 years; in some climates, they are more of a short-lived perennial. If you start hollyhocks indoors, or if you live in an area with a long growing season, there is a chance you could get flowers the first year.

Hollyhocks are well loved for their tall spires of multiple flowers.

Hollyhocks are well loved for their tall spires of multiple flowers.

Hollyhock flowers

Hollyhock flowers

A biennial or short lived perennial, flower gardeners enjoy growing hollyhocks in borders or against walls where the striking flowers stand above all else.

A biennial or short lived perennial, flower gardeners enjoy growing hollyhocks in borders or against walls where the striking flowers stand above all else.

Hollyhock cottage garden

Hollyhock cottage garden

How to Grow Hollyhocks - played with hollyhocks & made a little doll with a bud for the head, then a toothpick and a blossom for the skirt.

How to Grow Hollyhocks - played with hollyhocks & made a little doll with a bud for the head, then a toothpick and a blossom for the skirt.

Hollyhock - Gardening Tips and Advice available from Annual Flowers at Burpee.com

Hollyhock - Gardening Tips and Advice available from Annual Flowers at Burpee.com

{6 Giant Perennials} that provide BIG blooms for your garden!

{6 Giant Perennials} that provide BIG blooms for your garden!

Hollyhocks prefer full sun,. They can tolerate partial shade as long as they get at least 6 hours of sun daily (the flowers may be smaller and the colors not as vibrant).

Hollyhocks prefer full sun,. They can tolerate partial shade as long as they get at least 6 hours of sun daily (the flowers may be smaller and the colors not as vibrant).

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