Hollyhock - Indian Springs Mix - Alcea rosea
Biennial Open Pollinated. Single flower mix in delicate shades of pink, rose, and white. Known as 'annual' hollyhock because of its tendency to set bloom the first year. An old cottage garden favorite, Hollyhock makes a dramatic statement. Readily self- seeds. For an early season, start seed indoors 4 weeks before last frost. Transplant or direct sow after danger of frost has passed. Direct seed 2" apart in rows spaced 24". Thin to 12" apart.
Flowers: Long blooming. Blooms in summer
Attracts: Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and beneficial insects
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
Native: Asia Minor
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Days to Germinate: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 6'-8'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
I think every seed in the pack germinated. The plants are easy to grow and thrivingReview by Linnie (on 12/12/12)