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Renee's Garden Hollyhock Old Fashioned Black Watchman (Heirloom)
Renee's Garden Hollyhock Old Fashioned Black Watchman (Heirloom)
Renee's Garden Hollyhock Old Fashioned Black Watchman (Heirloom)
Renee's Garden Hollyhock Old Fashioned Black Watchman (Heirloom)
Brand: Renee's Garden
Item Number: SWF5191

Renee's Garden Hollyhock Old Fashioned Black Watchman (Heirloom)

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Hollyhocks - Black Watchman (Heirloom) - Alcea rosea

Bienniel - Satiny hibiscus-like blossoms. Deep maroon shades to pure black. Flowers unfurl on tall stalks for a striking garden display. Re-selected heirloom.

Soil & Water:Sow in ordinary garden soil or seed starting mix. Maintain moisture during germination. Feed well and prune down after flowering to push a second fall bloom.

Planting & Growing:Begin indoors (8 weeks before last frost, sowing 2" apart in containers of seed starting mix) or outdoors after all frosts have past.. Cover 1/2" deep, keep moist and provide a strong light source. Harden off outdoors before transplanting 18-24" apart.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 5-7 feet
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 18-24"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 60-65 Seeds

Planting and growing information can be found on the seed packet image. While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge". This seedline features unique varieties personally selected by Renee Shepherd for use in the kitchen or in bouquets.


  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Edible Flower
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Useful for Ornamental


Bloom Season : Fall
Bloom Season : Summer
Flower Color : Purple
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Biennial
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Attracts Birds
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

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Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H


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