One of my biggest thrills this past year in the nursery was this cherry-eyed, single apricot hollyhock – and to our surprise, it sprouted the coveted fig-leaf foliage and multiple spiking habit! Hurray – another perennial Hollyhock! Just like ‘Single Black’ and with A. rugosa, you’ll get a long-lived, long blooming and rust resistant 5’ tall cottage garden gem. Combine with Verbascum ‘Southern Charm’ and bloom-at-the-same-time Lilium regale for maximum romance and fragrance. Bloom time lasts from Summer through Fall, after which you should cut the stalks to the base and side dress with some compost.