Holly Hock
Host Plant for Butterflies

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Hollyhock     Alcea rosea
Butterfly Host or Larval Food Plant for Painted Lady and Tropical Checkered Skipper butterflies.
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Pink Hollyhock
Hollyhocks bloom in various colors
Painted Lady
Tropical Checkered Skipper
Botanical Name: Alcea rosea

Common Names: Hollyhock

Plant type: Biennial

Zone: 4 - 9

Light: Sun

Size: 4 - 5 feet.

Water: Water frequently especially when first planted.

Soil: Well drained soil

Propagation: Seed

Bloom: Many colors

Note: Host plant for Tropical Checkered Skipper and Painted Lady butterflies.