Hollyhock Summer Carnival Pink – Item #3466


Showy, fully double, powder puff blossoms in delicate blush pink cover the tall stalks of this cottage garden favorite. Easy to grow plants tolerate heat and drought. An improved Chater’s variety, it blooms the first year and flowers longer during the season. Attracts pollinators. Summer Carnival 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: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: 2″ (5cm)

Sprouts In: 10-20 days

Thinning: 12″ (30cm)

Hollyhocks grow easily in a sunny location and most any soil. Plant outdoors about two weeks before last spring frost date. Start transplants indoors four to five weeks earlier. Keep young plants evenly moist. 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: 4-6′ (1.2-2m)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: Biennial

Attributes: AAS winner