Hollyhock Chater's Double Seeds

Hollyhock Chater's Double Seeds

Alcea rosea

Item #1099

Biennial. An English garden of the early 1800s would have several varieties of hollyhock! Chater’s Double includes golden-yellow, rose, maroon, salmon-pink, scarlet and white flowers. Requires full sun and lots of heat and even though drought tolerant, prefers ample moisture and deep, rich soil for best performance. Flowers have a long bloom period and are edible!





Biennial

Full sun

Blooms summer

5'-6' tall

Days to Emerge:
10 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 2' – 3'

Thinning:
When 3" tall,
thin to 1
every 2' – 3'


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, or 1 to 2 weeks before average first fall frost. See inside of packet for details.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost; transplant before taproot hits bottom of pot.

Artist: Susan DiMarchi



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