Happy Lights Hollyhock Seeds

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A striking border flower, this improved mix of the heirloom Siberian or Antwerp hollyhock has towering stems covered with single, open flowers in a wide range of cheerful colors. Resists rust disease for more attractive, healthy growth. Also called fig-leaved hollyhock because of the distinct shape of the lobed leaves. Blooms the first year when started early. Fairly drought tolerant but performs best with ample moisture.
$2.49 300 mg

Botanical Name: Alcea ficifolia

Family: Malvaceae

Native: Only in cultivation

Hardiness: Biennial, hardy in USDA zones 2–9, sometimes performing like a short-lived perennial.

Plant Dimensions: 5'–7' tall

Variety Information: 3"–4" burgundy, copper, pink, purple, rose, red, yellow and white single blooms.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, or 2 months before your average first fall frost date.

When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Roots are sensitive to disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be planted in the ground.

Days to Emerge: 10–14 days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24"–36"

Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 24"–36"

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