Alcea 'Nigra'


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  • Dark red almost black single flowers in July to August
  • Short lived Perennial but will easily self- seed and can establish colonies

Height: 4-5 ft
Spread: 18-24 in

Zone: 4-9
Color: Dark Burgundy

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Humming-birds


  • can be planted under Black Walnut Trees
  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Naturalizing
  • Mass Planting
  • Self seeds in optimum conditions

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Well drained soil

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