Hollyhock Alcea rosea Majorette Mix
The price is for package of 10 seeds.
Play host to a colour parade this summer with these unique specimens, which revolutionise the way we use Hollyhocks in the garden. They make a perfect container or front of border feature, with their blend of bright and cheerful colours. Prefers any well-drained soil in full sun. Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Flowering Period:July, August
Sowing Months:February, March, April, May
Sow indoors February to March or March to May outdoors. Place seed on the surface of a good free draining compost and cover with a sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Seal container inside a polythene bag and place at 15-20C (59-68F) until after germination which usually takes 10 to 12 days. Do not exclude light, as this helps germination.Can also be sown direct outdoors, 1.5mm (1/16 inch) deep in rows 25cm (10 inches) apart.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into pots. Grow on in cooler conditions for 10 to 15 days before planting out after risk of frost, 20-25cm (8-10 inches) apart.