Hollyhock Summer Carnival Yellow – Item #3465


Soft, lemon yellow double blossoms cover the tall stalks of this cottage garden favorite. Easy to grow plants tolerate heat and drought. Summer Carnival is an improved Chaters type, blooms the first year and flowers longer during the season. Summer Carnival Hollyhock won an All America Selections award in 1972.

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Additional information

Weight .50 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Spacing: 6-12″ (15-30cm)

Sprouts In: 10-20 days

Thinning: 18″ (46cm)

Hollyhocks grow well in almost any soil with a sunny location. Start outdoors about two weeks before last frost. For transplants, start indoors four to five weeks before last frost. Keep young plants evenly moist.  Stake stems before flowers open. Can be cut back in fall to encourage growth. 

Hollyhocks are short-lived biennials. Replant every two to three years for continuous blooms.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Alcea rosea

Height: 5-8′ (1.6-2.6m)

Bloom Period: midsummer

Type: biennial

Attributes: AAS winner