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HOLLYHOCK King Henry VIII Black

Alcea rosea

Stock: Out Of Stock

Family: Malvaceae

Characteristics: Perennial usually grown as an annual 180 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx 25

King Henry VIII produced a profusion of stunning almost black single flowers making it a wonderful addition to any flower bed.

Outstanding longevity in the garden, plant on mass in beds and borders for a stunning colour display. King Henry VIII also makes an excellent cut flower.

Prefers a fertile moist well-drained soil in a sunny to partial shaded position.

Tropical: Autumn to early winter.
Sub-tropical:Autumn to early winter
Temperate: Late summer to autumn.
Cold: Mid summer to late autumn.

Sow: 5-6mm deep and gently firm. Keep moist but not too wet.
For best results raise in trays of a porous seed raising mix. Transplant when about 8cm high.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 30-40cm
Flowering: 26 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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