Hollyhock Outhouse Organic Seeds

Hollyhock Outhouse Organic Seeds

Alcea species

Item #2048

Biennial. No garden should be without the prolific and long-blooming hollyhock. 'Outhouse' includes pink, white, red, and burgundy flowers, some with contrasting centers. Flowers have a long bloom period and are edible! Fairly drought tolerant but performs best with ample moisture and rich soil; otherwise, practically care-free! Hardy in USDA zones 2-8. Attracts pollinators. Deer resistant.

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Full sun

Blooms summer

6'-9' tall

Days to Emerge:
10-14 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 2' - 3'

When 3" tall,
thin to 1
every 2' - 3'

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, or 1 to 2 weeks before average first fall frost. See inside of packet for details.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost; sow in biodegradable pot and transplant before taproot hits bottom.

Special germination instructions: Light aids germination; press seeds into soil surface.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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