Alcea rosea

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Related to Alcea rosea: Cerastium tomentosum, Althea rosea
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Noun1.Alcea rosea - plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowersAlcea rosea - plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowers; the English cottage garden hollyhock
Alcea, genus Alcea - genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Althaea
hollyhock - any of various tall plants of the genus Alcea; native to the Middle East but widely naturalized and cultivated for its very large variously colored flowers
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Hollyhock or alcea rosea is stated to be an emollient and laxative which has a soothing effect on inflamed mucous membranes lining the airways.
lavateraeflora, whereas in Alcea rosea the most frequent were the diacytic ones.
Good types include Alcea rosea 'Nigra', which is a deep burgundy and single, while 'Chater's Double Group' is one of the tallest, at 1.
A hollyhock to revolutionise your garden is Alcea rosea 'Majorette Mixed', for the seeds can be sown to the front of the border or in pots as the plants attain a height of just 24 to 36 inches.
Warm Geranium Pelargonium hortorum Warm (Pelargonium) Globe amaranth Gomphrena globosa Warm Gypsophila Gypsophila elegans Warm Heliotrope Heliotrope arborescens Warm Hollyhock Alcea rosea Warm Impatiens Impatiens wallerana Warm Impatiens, New Impatiens hawkeri Warm Guinea Lobelia Lobelia erinus Cool Marigold Tagetes spp.