Seeds - Hollyhock, Outhouse Mix OG

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Not available for 2019

Description: According to legend, hollyhocks were planted by outhouses so that ladies could readily identify the loo without having to suffer the embarrassment of having to ask! These farmstead beauties can reach up to 8’ tall and are a lovely mix of white, light pink, pink-red, magenta and burgundy single blooms. Second-year blooming in Manitoba.

Pack Size: 100 seeds

Latin Name: Alcea rosea
Main Uses: Ornamental & cut flower
Zone Hardiness: Reseeding biennial
Exposure: Full to part sun
Height: up to 8'
Flower Color: Mixed - cottage garden look
Flowering Time: All summer
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic

Germination: 10- 14 days at 21°C.
Sowing: Indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. 2-3 seeds per cell.
Outdoors: sow late May, direct to garden beds.
Direct seeding outdoors: Direct-seeding is an ideal way to plant Hollyhock.
Planting Depth: Press firmly into soil, but leave seeds exposed to full sun.
Spacing: Plant or thin to 45-60 cm (18-36") between plants.

Growing in Containers: Not suited for containers.

Suitability for Indoors: Not suited for indoors.

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