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HOLLYHOCK The Watchman

Alcea rosea

Stock: Available

$4.70

Family: Malvaceae

Characteristics: Perennial usually grown as an annual 180 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx 25

A tall variety with single flowers in deep maroon colouring with flashes of black. Outstanding longevity in the garden, plant on mass in beds and borders for a stunning colour display.

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

TropicalAutumn to Early Winter.
Temperate: Late Summer & Autumn.
Cool climate: Mid Summer to Late Autumn.

Sow: 6 mm deep
Best sown direct or sow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 30-40 cm

Germination: 14-21 days
Flowering: 28 Weeks

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