Hollyhock Black – Item #591

$2.09

Rich, satiny blossoms on stately spires will make a statement in your perennial garden. Deep, dark purple to nearly black flowers make a striking contrast to those with lighter colors. Very hardy and drought tolerant.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
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.

Hollyhocks are short-lived perennials, especially in moist soil. Replant every two to three years.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Alcea rosea

Height: 4-6′ (1.2-2m)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: hardy perennial