Hollyhock Indian Spring Single Mix Alcea Rosea is an old time favorite, biennial or short-lived perennial flowering garden plant. Hollyhock Indian Spring seeds are easy to germinate, and this tall Hollyhock reaches 60-72 inches in height featuring branching foliage with large leaves and producing rigid, towering, spikes of single, cup-shaped flowers in soft shades of rose, pink, white, and red. If seeds are planted in early spring Hollyhock Indian Spring will vigorously grow and bloom first year in summer, but for the next season bloom, the seeds can be planted in fall. The blooming Hollyhock attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
Hollyhock Indian Spring Single Mix is an outstanding as a backdrop for shorter flowers, or for the most dramatic effect, Hollyhock can be grown together with other tall perennials such as Delphiniums and Foxgloves along fences and walls. Alcea Rosea seeds have to be covered with soil and kept moist until germination. Hollyhock Indian Spring grows and blooms best in full sun, rich and moist, but well drained soil, tolerating however light shade and average soil. Hollyhock is considered to be the biennial or short-lived perennial, but the plant re-seeds itself easily and grows back year after year just like a regular perennial.
Height: 60-72 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Average/Moist well-drained, pH 6.1-7.8
USDA Zones: 3-10
Sow Indoors: Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/8 Inch
Germination Time: 21-28 Days