Hollyhock rosea 'Appleblossom'

Some may say OTT, but I love this crazy powder-puff hollyhock as a dot plant through a border and cut for a magnificent vase. More
1 x 9cm plant 511313-1 £5.50 Delivery late February
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3 x 9cm plants 511313-3 £12.95 Delivery late February
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Some may say OTT, but I love this crazy powder-puff hollyhock as a dot plant through a border and cut (with stem ends seared for 20 seconds) for a magnificent vase. If overcrowded this is short-lived, so plant it beside a path or at the base of a wall.

Genus Alcea
Group/Species rosea
Variety 'Appleblossom'
Type Hardy Biennial, Short-lived Perennial
Common Name Hollyhock
Border Position Back
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 2m (6½ft)
Spacing 45-60cm (18-24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in spring or autumn, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Protect against rust with Copper Mixture or position at the back of the border to hide any affected foliage. Flower spikes may require staking. Cut back after flowering.
Flowering June - September
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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