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Alcea (Hollyhock) Collection

Like a family heirloom. Hollyhocks have been a favourite garden flower for generations, known for their beautiful blooms and hardy easy-going nature.
Now welcome these new retro beauties to the summer stage. Equally long lasting and showy with large, double, Peony-like blooms so loved by bees. Prefer well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height 1.8m (6'). Spread 40cm (16").

Fully hardy perennial.

This collection comprises;
Rosea Nigra
Peaches 'n' Dreams
Chaters Double Pink
Chaters Double White
Flower Colour
Peach, Pink, Purple, White

Type of garden
Cottage Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildflower Garden, Wildlife Garden

Drought Tolerant

Hardy Perennial


May onwards

Flowering Time

Sun or Partial Shade

40cm (16")

1.5m (60")

Alcea (Hollyhock)


Not fussy on soil conditions


Sun or part shade


Good for cutting



Additional Information

Young growth can be attacked by slugs and caterpillars so providing protection is worth considering. Stake on exposed sites. Cut back after flowering. Seed is very easy to germinate and grow. Please take care when watering to avoid wetting the rust susceptible foliage. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 22 Aug 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
Janet Morgan
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