Alcea rosea x siberica 'Summer Memories'

Summer Memories Hollyhock

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

This selection consists of single flowers in a wide range of colors including light yellow, white, rose-pink, and deep red. There tends to be a heavier concentration of yellows since this is the color of its parent, A. ficifolia.


More About Alcea rosea x siberica 'Summer Memories'

  • A cross between A. rosea (the most common species available) and A. ficifolia (robust plants native to Siberia).
  • single flowers

'Summer Memories Mix' tends to be more resistant to leaf rust than most hollyhocks. The 7-lobed foliage stays fairly clean and healthy throughout the season.Full sun and rich, well-worked, moist soil. Staking required.


Height:

4-6 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Alcea rosea x siberica 'Summer Memories' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Dried Flower
  • Mass Plant
  • Border
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds
  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer
  • Late Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Flower Color

  • Creamy White
  • Yellow
  • White
  • Light Pink
  • Pink
  • Rose
  • Appleblossom Pink
  • Deep Pink

Habit

  • Pyramidal
  • Upright