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Unique Blacknight Hollyhock Growing In My Cut Flower Garden

In this post find information about the Alcea rose ‘ Blacknight’ Hollyhock that grows in my home garden.  This plant is a new variety so watch for videos and images below.  Scroll down to see Q&A about this perennial.

Blacknight Hollyhock Video

Exciting to see bloom for the first time.  Pairing great with a large bloom daylily that grows along a fence in the cut flower garden.  Check out the video below to see the rich bloom.

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Blacknight Hollyhock Favorite Images

What a surprise to see how well this Hollhock preforms in the garden.  Standing tall against the old wood picket fence.  The plant late in the season creates seed pods from the eye-catching blooms.  I am totally letting this one go to seed before cutting back.  If cut back early enough the Hollyhock will put out more blooms sooner than later from my experience.

I can’t think of anything negative about the Blacknight Hollyhock except the fact that Japanese Beetles love the plant as much as I DO!  Be sure to treat for bugs as soon as you see they have arrived.  You just might get lucky and not find any bugs you don’t want visiting.  Bees and all the butterflies love this bloom.  During the day I spot a few hummingbirds zooming over from the  Rose of Sharon to enjoy.

Easy to Grow Blacknight Hollyhock

I’ve been growing hollyhock for many years in my gardens.  I highly recommend getting a few seeds to start along a fence, barn or other structure.  Growing from seed maybe the cheapest way to grow this plant.  The plants in this post are from nursery plants but I plan on starting more from seed so stay tuned.  Check out more post about Hollyhocks on my website.

Thanks for checking out my hollyhock post today! 

Let’s Connect

Have you grown Hollyhock before?  I would love to hear from you so be sure to comment on my post below.  You can also reach out to me on my website.

Happy Hollyhock Growing,

Bren Haas

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Bren Haas

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Bren Haas is the creator of GardenChat which is the first online gardening social community using social media. Her website features gardening tips and tricks, recipes, travel ideas, product reviews, and social media how-to help from her personal and unique experiences.

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