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Hollyhock Mix

Alcea rosea | Althaea rosea

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

£6.99

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Ideal for adding height to the back of borders

Spectacular cut flowers

Towering spires of flowers

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Magnificent spires of bloom in a riot of carnival colours! This cottage garden favourite is perfect for adding height and stately grandeur to the back of summer borders. This popular hardy perennial is also highly attractive to bees and butterflies. Height: 2m (78"). Spread: 60cm (24"). Supplied in 5cm pots.

Culinary information: try crystallising the flowers for a tasty cake decoration, or use them to make a delicately flavoured syrup to use with puddings. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Height Up to 200cm (79in)
Spread Up to 60cm (24in)

Hardy Perennial

wildlife gardens

full sun

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Flowering Months


4 bare root hollyhock plants (10542)

Repot hollyhock plants into 9cm pots and grow them on in frost free conditions. When plants are fully rooted into their pots, acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days, and transplant into sunny borders. Grow hollyhocks in a sheltered position away from strong winds. Plant in full sun, on fertile, well drained soil.
Feed and water regularly until plants are established. Support the tall hollyhock flower stems with garden canes if necessary. In autumn, remove old foliage and faded hollyhock flower stems, and apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost to the base of the plant.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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