French hollyhock is a plant which belongs to the Malva genus. The origin of this plant's scientific name epithet (sylvestris) means 'found wild'.It is an ornamental / flower that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. French hollyhock normally grows to a bush-like habit.
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By our calculations*, you should look at sowing French hollyhock about 49 days before your last frost date .
These plants have been known to grow well alongside French hollyhock so consider planting:
French hollyhock loves Anise hyssop
Grows at about the same height and has the same growing requirements as hollyhock.
These plants will not grow well with French hollyhock so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect French hollyhock plants:
Mallow < O.E. malwe, < L. malva, from a pre-Latin Mediterranean language, the same word that yielded Gk. malakhe “mallow.”1
Malva, Mallow, Tree mallow
Malva sylvestris L.
French hollyhock care instructions
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