Black Hollyhock - Seeds


Latin name: Alcea rosea var. nigra

Hollyhocks are an old-time favourite that are super easy to grow and bloom right up until the frosts. A biennial plant; it will flower the second year of cultivation. Its flowers can be used fresh or dried to dye fabrics.

±30 seeds

Sow: Sow direct in the garden as soon as the risk of frost has passed or for earlier flowering, sow indoors 4-8 weeks before transplanting to the garden. Germination can take several weeks.

Seed depth: 6 mm

Germination time: 10-14 days at 21-24°C.

Soil: Rich, moist and well-drained

Location: Sun to partial shade

Flowering: From July until frost, the second year of cultivation.

Distance between plants: 45 cm

Height at maturity: 120 to 150 cm

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