Alcea rosea 'Giant Single Mixed'

One of the best-ever cottage garden – and classic churchyard – favourites. More
50 seeds 157003 £1.95 In stock
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One of the best-ever cottage garden – and classic churchyard – favourites.

If possible, give these a dose of copper mixture to keep rust at bay.

Genus Alcea
Group/Species rosea
Variety Giant Single Mixed
Type Hardy Biennial
Common Name Hollyhock
Border Position Back
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 2.4m (8ft)
Spacing 50cm (20in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in April-May, or direct May-July.
Care Tips Prevent rust with a Copper mixture.
Flowering June - September
Harvesting Flower production 3 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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Alcea rosea 'Giant Single Mixed' reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Ms E Vizard-Williams

Only some of the seeds I planted came through, and none seem terribly strong or healthy, but they all eventually developed enough leaves for me to plant them out in the garden. I'm hoping they will flower next year once they've established their root system.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Jessica

Ehhh, a few came up, growing slowly, slowly.