A hardy Perennial flowers first year from an early sowing.
Delightful "powderpuff", mainly double flowers. Plants are dwarf. Great for smaller gardens and spaces.
Hollyhocks thrive in full sun and moderately fertile well drained soil. Cut back spent flower stalks to encourage further bloom, or leave them to reseed. This old-fashioned flower makes an excellent addition to cottage gardens and mixed borders. Plants often require staking. Watch for rust.
Genus - Alcea
Species - Rosea
Variety - Majorette
Common name - Hollyhock
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 2 - 9
Height - 0,90 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Biennial flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Rich, porous, loose
Water requirements - Average Water
Landscape uses - Feature Plant, Mixed Border
Bloom season - June - October
Leaf / Flower color - Light Green / Mix of White, Yellow, Red, Pink, Rose, Peach
Sow in pots or dishes from February to April a few millimeters deep in a tray of compost.
Water well and place on a warm windowsill.
A temperature +15-+20C is required.
Normally germinates in 14-28 days
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