Alcea rosea 'Giant Single Mixed'
In this mix
|Sow Under Cover|
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
- Border (Back)
- Broad Tolerance
- June - September
- 2.1m (7ft)
- Common name
- Moist but Well-drained
- Full Sun
- 45cm (18in)
- Sow under cover in April-May, or direct May-July.
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.
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.