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Alcea rosea 'Giant Single Mixed'

One of the best-ever cottage garden - and classic churchyard - favourites.
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50 seeds

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - September
Height
2.1m (7ft)
Group/Species
rosea
Common name
Hollyhock
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover in April-May, or direct May-July.

Description

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.

Care Tips

Plant into moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered spot. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting. For best effect plant in groups of 3 or more.