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Chater's Double Hollyhock Seeds Heirloom

SKU:
BOT109928
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SKU:
BOT109928
UPC:
7.36E+11
Weight:
1.00 LBS
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Category:
Seeds - Flowers
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Full Sun
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Alcea rosea
Brand Name:
Botanical Interests
Botanical Name:
Alcea rosea
Bloom Time:
Summer
Landscape Uses:
Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower
Heirloom:
Yes
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"
Yield:
This packet sows up to 37 feet.
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Waterwise
Hardiness:
Biennial, hardy in USDA zones 2–8
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Full Sun
_callout-27|Bloom Time:
Summer
_callout-17|Landscape Uses:
Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower

Product Overview

Alcea rosea

Tall spires of peony-shaped double blossoms. Stunning in fresh or dried bouquets.

One of the most popular hollyhocks of all time, 'Chater's Double' was named after the English horticulturist, Chater of Essex, who developed this variety in 1880s. Colors include golden-yellow, rose, maroon, salmon-pink, scarlet, and white. Flowers have a long bloom period and are edible! Fairly drought tolerant but performs best with ample moisture and rich soil.

Variety Info

Golden-yellow, rose, maroon, salmon-pink, scarlet, and white 2"–4" peony-shaped, double flowers.

Sowing 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.

Sowing Outside

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

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